Our Lady’s intercession is credited with ending a prolonged period of drought in the town of Monte Sião, Brazil, in the 1930s.
Israeli journalist Henrique Cymerman posted on his social networks a video of the telephone conversation he had with the pope on Saturday, Oct. 14.
The commission declared that “no circumstance, no purpose, no law in the world can ever make an act licit that is intrinsically illicit...”
With the decision, transphobia and homophobia will be punished with sentences of two to five years of imprisonment in addition to the payment of a fine.
A lawsuit calling for the decriminalization of abortion in the country is now before the Federal Supreme Court and could be ruled on in October.
The approximately 6,000 inhabitants of the neighborhood today come from dozens of different countries.
Daiane Silva Pereira has been to three World Youth Days and is now at WYD Lisbon with members of her new religious community.
Two bishops as well as priests, artists, intellectuals, and Catholic politicians are scheduled to participate in the live event.
The tomb of Blessed Donizetti Tavares de Lima was damaged during an apparent robbery attempt last weekend in Brazil.
Cardinal Odilo Pedro Scherer, Archbishop of São Paulo, has described the statement on abortion made by Brazilian presidential candidate and former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as "unfortunate."
Renato Freitas, a city councilman for Curitiba who led a protest interrupting Mass at Our Lady of the Rosary church in the city, has asked for a leave of absence, citing health problems.
The Association of Portuguese Catholic Doctors on Tuesday thanked President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa for vetoing the euthanasia bill passed by the Portuguese parliament in November, and reaffirmed that as healthcare providers "they cannot be agents of death."
The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life has decreed that minors living at homes of the Heralds of the Gospel are to return to their families.
Six nuns in the convent of the Franciscan Sisters of the Holy Family of Mary congregation in Curitiba, Brazil, died in less than a week, five of them from COVID-19.
When Fr. Chrystian Shankar, a priest serving at the diocesan shrine dedicated to Friar Galvão in Divinopolis, learned from a mother in the community that her child had been given classes in school on polyamory, he denounced the practice in his June 18 sermon.