Speaking to pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Regina Caeli prayer on May 22, Pope Francis did not specifically mention the recent arrest of Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun in Hong Kong.
Receiving the Eucharist can transform one’s spiritual life, but it is important for Catholics to observe the basic requirements for partaking of this divine gift.
So far only a small minority of U.S. bishops have come out publicly in support of Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone’s May 20 announcement that he is barring Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from receiving Holy Communion.
Here is the full text of San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone’s notification to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, informing her that she should not receive Holy Communion in her home archdiocese, the Archdiocese of San Francisco.
The U.S. bishops’ chairman on international justice and peace on Thursday lauded the government’s decision to ease sanctions on Cuba.
The pope inaugurated the Scholas Occurrentes International Educational Movement.
The Virgin Mary will be the “patroness par excellence” of the youth gathering.
Anselm Bilgri is a well-known figure in the German-speaking Catholic world.
The pope dedicated his general audience address to the Book of Job.
Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun is scheduled to appear in court May 24, according to a report by the British daily The Guardian.
Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia said on Tuesday that the recent mass shooting in Buffalo, New York is a reminder of the continuing “mortal sin of racism.”
Andreas Sturm, a former vicar general, will now be a member of Germany’s Old Catholic community.
Cardinal Czerny said that Martini, who died in 2012, ‘anticipated paths that finally involve the universal Church.’
The USCCB said it would continue to “advocate for an end to violence, and for the respect and dignity of all lives.”
In his address to the graduates of Thomas Aquinas College on Saturday, Carl Anderson, former head of the Knights of Columbus, urged that they take up the task of the Catholic intellectual life.
The aid offered so far is ‘just the beginning,’ said Caritas Ukraine president Tetiana Stawnychy.
Almost 3,000 people sent the pope emeritus congratulatory messages in 24 languages.
The pope was speaking to members of the Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity.
Ten people were killed and three others injured Saturday when a teenage gunman opened fire with an assault rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.
The attack took place amid protests demanding the release of two suspects in the killing of a Christian student.