Spain to legalize assisted suicide, Pope condemns the move

Spain to legalize assisted suicide, Pope condemns the move

Madrid, Spain: After Spain’s socialist party tried and failed twice last year to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide, the lower house of the country’s parliament has now voted to consider a bill that would legalize the practices in certain circumstances. According to Spanish newspaper El País, the bill was approved for consideration in the 350-seat […]

Hail Mary for Syria, Salt and Light …

Hail Mary for Syria, Salt and Light …

In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis urged Christians to live the “presence and testimony” as “salt” and “light” in the world. “Jesus,” he explained, “invited us not to be afraid to live in the world, even if sometimes there are conditions of conflict and sin in it.” Following the Angelus, the pontiff prayed […]

Pope brings 8 ‘candidates’ closer to Sainthood

Pope brings 8 ‘candidates’ closer to Sainthood

Pope Francis took 8 candidates a step closer to sainthood, among them, Polish Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, Archbishop of Warsaw, known for his heroic stand against Nazism and Communism, according to a bulletin on Vatican radio.  The Pope, on October 2, received in audience Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of […]

Rosaries to pray for Syria

Rosaries to pray for Syria

Pope Francis Gives Thousands of Rosaries to Catholics in Syria on the Feast of the Assumption Pope Francis blessed the rosaries made by the Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need, and said that the Syrian families that lost someone because of the war are close to his heart. Pope Francis announced Thursday that […]

Human Trafficking Victims: 21st Century Calvary …

Human Trafficking Victims: 21st Century Calvary …

The suffering of the victims of human trafficking are the crucifixes of the 21st century, and Pope Francis will lead the traditional Way of the Cross in an extension of the Calvary of Jesus. Jesus is crucified every time cruelty and dehumanization is inflicted on a another human being- and the horrors inflicted by traffickers […]

Suffering of trafficked at the heart of Pope’s Holy Week

Suffering of trafficked at the heart of Pope’s Holy Week

The curse of human trafficking and the great suffering of its victims will be at the heart of Holy Week 2019. Sister Eugenia Bonetti, the president of ‘Slaves No More’, has been entrusted by Pope Francis to write the reflections for the traditional Way of the Cross on Good Friday. (April 19) Starting April 14 […]

Pope’s New Law : Dismissal for Desertion

Pope’s New Law : Dismissal for Desertion

This April, a new law enacted by Pope Francis will be applicable across the Catholic Church all over the world. Pope Francis has amended canon law to create a new mechanism for dismissing a religious who has deserted their community. Under the new law, promulgated by the Pope in an apostolic letter issued “motu proprio,” […]

Looking back at 6 years with Pope Francis

Pope Francis has lived, and about to live out, several intense months between voyages and Synods. His sixth year was characterized by the scourge of abuse and by suffering from internal attacks; the response is an invitation to turn to the heart of the faith.

Looking back at 6 years with Pope Francis

Six years ago, this very day, Pope Francis was chosen to head the Catholic Church. The sixth anniversary of the election sees Pope Francis engaged in a year filled with important international journeys, marked at the beginning and the end by two “synodal” events: the meeting for the protection of minors, which took place last […]

पापा (पोप) फ्राँसिस की सालगिरह पर महत्वपूर्ण बातों पर एक झलक

काथलिक कलीसिया के परमाध्यक्ष संत पापा फ्राँसिस 13 मार्च को अपने परमाध्यक्षीय काल के 6 साल पूरा करेंगे।

पापा (पोप) फ्राँसिस की सालगिरह पर महत्वपूर्ण बातों पर एक झलक

6 साल पहले , आज का दिन, यानि 13 मार्च को Pope फ्रांसिस ने कैथॉलिक कलिसिया का परम धर्माध्यक्ष चुना गया। काथलिक कलीसिया के परमाध्यक्ष संत पापा फ्राँसिस 13 मार्च को अपने परमाध्यक्षीय काल के 6 साल पूरा करेंगे। संत पापा चुने जाने की छटवीं सालगिराह तक संत पापा फ्राँसिस ने कई महत्वपूर्ण अंतरराष्ट्रीय यात्राएँ […]

Pope’s reforms, Social Justice stance make Catholic conservatives angry

Pope’s reforms, Social Justice stance make Catholic conservatives angry

Pope Francis , the first Jesuit pope, who has a deep commitment to the poor and oppressed, has become a target of a deeply entrenched coterie of conservative and fundamentalist Catholics who dislike change. Yet Francis is determined to address long standing issues of corruption and mismanagement within the Church and in the Vatican, which […]

Gossip is War, says Pope Francis

Gossip is War, says Pope Francis

“Gossip is war,” Pope Francis told the faithful during his weekly general audience. Pope Francis urged Catholics to preach the Gospel with deeds and words “that edify and not with words of gossip that destroy.” “Poor Holy Spirit! (Imagine) the work he has with us with our habit of gossiping!” Peace is a gift that […]

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