Archive of January 28, 2018

Young adult delegates to pre-synod gathering span vocations

Jan 28, 2018 - 04:35 pm .- The U.S. bishops have selected the young adult delegates who will represent the country at the pre-synod gathering in Rome this March, which will take place before the 2018 Youth Synod of Bishops in October.

'I am close to you,' Francis tells Ukrainian Catholics in Rome

Jan 28, 2018 - 10:17 am .- During a historic visit Sunday to Santa Sophia (Holy Wisdom), the national church of Ukrainian Greek Catholics in Rome, Pope Francis said that he was near to, and praying for, Ukraine, also encouraging them to not lose hope.

Pope prays for victims of 'inhumane' Afghan terrorist attack

Jan 28, 2018 - 05:12 am .- Sunday, after leading the Angelus, Pope Francis prayed for victims of two recent attacks in Afghanistan, holding a moment of silent prayer for the more than 100 people who lost their lives, the more than 200 injured, and their families.

Pope Francis: Where Mary is, ‘the devil does not enter’

Jan 28, 2018 - 04:09 am .- At Mass in the Basilica of St. Mary Major Sunday, Pope Francis said that when we go through difficult times or have problems or worries, Mary is our shield, guarding our faith and protecting us from evil.

Vatican stamp honors priest martyred by Mafia 25 years ago

Jan 28, 2018 - 03:55 am .- “I’ve been expecting you.” These were reportedly the foreboding last words of Blessed Giuseppe "Pino" Puglisi, an Italian priest who was shot and killed by the Italian mafia in 1993.