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  • Pope to EU Churches: Combat intolerance against migrants September 22, 2017
    (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Friday urged Churches in Europe to step up efforts to combat intolerance, discrimination and xenophobia against migrants and refugees. The pope’s words came in a meeting with national migration directors under the auspices of the Council of European Bishops Conferences or CCEE. He said he was saddened to see that […]
  • Pope Francis sends money for Mexico earthquake relief September 21, 2017
    (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has given money to the earthquake relief effort in Mexico to help survivors and victims’ families in the worst hit areas of the country. The Vatican said on Thursday that an initial contribution of 150.000 dollars would be sent through the Dicastery for Integral Human Development . The money will be […]
  • Spotlight on first American-born martyr in Church’s history ahead of his beatification September 21, 2017
    (Vatican Radio) Father Stanley Rother, the first American-born martyr in the history of the Church is being beatified in Oklahoma City on September 23rd. The U.S. priest was gunned down in Guatamala in 1981 shortly after taking the heroic decision to return to his mission parish in the Central American nation despite knowing his name […]
  • Pope Francis: if you want mercy, know that you are sinners September 21, 2017
    (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis said Mass on Thursday – the Feast of St. Matthew , Apostle and Evangelist – in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta in the Vatican. In remarks following the Readings of the Day, which included St. Matthew’s own account of his conversion and calling into discipleship, the Holy Father focused […]
  • Pope: "Church will apply firmest measures against those who abuse minors" September 21, 2017
    (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has reiterated his pledge to combat the evil of clerical sex abuse affirming that at all levels, the Church will continue to respond applying the firmest of measures to “all those who have betrayed their call and abused God's children. Listen to the report by Linda Bordoni : He was addressing […]
  • Pope Francis receives Italian Antimafia Parliamentary Commission September 21, 2017
    (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday met with the Italian Antimafia Parliamentary Commission  in the Vatican. In his prepared remarks to the group, the Holy Father began by recalling 3 high profile figures killed by the mafia, Magistrates Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, who were killed 25 years ago and Servant of God, Rosario Livatino, […]

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