Interview with Fr. Ibrahim published in La Stampa. "It is Christ who gives us the strength and the generosity of heart to listen and help this wounded humanity."
Church - 2016
The day after an explosion at the Coptic Orthodox cathedral in Cairo killed 25 people, mostly women and children, Pope Francis called the head of the Church to offer prayer, and to say they are united the blood of their martyrs.
Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr born in the United States.
On the Solemnity of Christ the King, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in St Peter Square concluding the Holy Year of Mercy.
Pope Francis sent this video message to the General Assembly of the United States Conference of Bishops in Baltimore, Maryland (November 14-17, 2016), a year after his visit to the US.
Pope Francis visited the earthquake-hit towns of central Italy in a surprise journey and prayed with the residents of Amatrice on the feast day of his namesake.
Pope Francis: "A call to learn every day the challenging art of communion, to acquire a culture of encounter, purifying the conscience of every temptation to violence and stubbornness"
“We have many rugs and furnishings in the monastery that we can sell, before we have to sell … ourselves!” The Catholic parish of Saint Francis in Aleppo took all means necessary to relieve the financial debt of families in need.
Holy Mass and Canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta. "For Mother Teresa, mercy was the “salt” which gave flavour to her work..."
After 40 years as a hospital nurse in a ward for children with incurable cancer, Teresa Volpato learned that she herself had cancer. Here is her journey to Calcutta and encounter with the sister, now proclaimed a saint, who turned her life upside down...
On September 4, 2016, Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be proclaimed a saint. We talked about her life with Fr. Brian Kolodiejchiuk, the postulator of her cause for canonization, who spoke of the power of the fruit she bore and the intimacy of her faith.
Pope Francis on Monday expressed his hope women enslaved to the “arrogance of the powerful” will be allowed to have a life of “peace, justice, and love.” The Holy Father was speaking during his Angelus address for the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary.
Here is what is happening in the civilian drama these days, in the words of Father Ibrahim, pastor of Aleppo, reached by telephone by Luca Collodi on August 9, 2016. "The desire for peace always wins over the other desire—the desire of war."
This article follows Pope Francis as he visited the largest concentration camp in Europe.
Accompanied on board the plane by a Pontifical Delegation and about 70 members of the press, Pope Francis begins his five-day visit to attend the World Youth Day celebrations taking place in of Krakow. We publish his speech given at Wawel Castle.
To coincide with the feast of Mary Magdalene instituted by Pope Francis on June 3, 2016, Cardinal Robert Sarah has written an essay for the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano.
"What is the characteristic that runs through this long history and increasingly dominates? “Lord, you know everything, you know that I love you” ..."the search for the beloved""
Francesco Ognibene interviewed Father Julian Carrón on the letter to the bishops of the Church signed by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
Ending with the key concept of “discernment:” how is the conscience formed? Passages from the presentation by the Archbishop of Vienna, which the Pope suggested to keep in mind while reading the Exhortation.
Four days before of the release of Pope Francis’ keenly anticipated document on the family, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York is urging the Catholic world to keep its eyes on the prize.
"Sometimes this question comes to me: 'Has the Lord left us? Where is the Lord?' This is a moment in which the faith is mightily shaken from its roots for all of us, little flock that is left in Aleppo." We publish Fr. Alsabagh's letter after the bombing.