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31 Dec 2014 Q&A Comments (7)

May extraordinary ministers approach the altar before the priest receives Communion?

Full Question At my parish, extraordinary ministers go up to the altar before the priest receives Communion. They also stand close to priest and receive Co…

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07 Oct 2015 Americas News No comments

Pope Francis could visit Mexico in first half of 2016

Pope Francis is seriously considering a trip to Mexico in 2016, the vice director of the Holy See Press Office told CNA today. Italian priest Fr. Ciro Benede…

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13 Nov 2014 Q&A Comments (10)

Is it okay for Catholics to use yoga as part of an exercise program?

Full Question Is it okay for Catholics to use yoga as part of an exercise program? What about in physical education for children? Answer Two …

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11 Nov 2014 Q&A Comments (2)

Did the Church declare that St. Christopher is a myth?

Full Question I heard that the Church has decided that St. Christopher never existed. Is that true, and how does it square with canonizations of saints bei…

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04 Dec 2016 Americas News USA Vatican No comments

Fr. Stanley Rother becomes first American-born martyr

Fr. Rother was born in Oklahoma City, OK, making him the first martyr born in the United States In 1986, he was sent to Santiago Atitlan from the Archdiocese o…

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16 Nov 2014 Q&A No comments

Is there a difference among conservative, orthodox, and traditional Catholics?

Full Question Traditional, orthodox, conservative? What's the difference? Is there some formal definition of these as they relate to Catholicism? I am so c…

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14 Sep 2016 Europe News USA Vatican No comments

Woman holds 27-year prayer vigil for missing boy in emotional act of faith

Agnes Imdieke lit a candle and offered a prayer every day over 27-years for Jacob Wetterling, who was reported missing October 22, 1989. Agnes and Benedictin…

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30 Oct 2014 Articles Comments (4)

On the So-Called “Choice in Dying"

By now you’ve probably heard of the tragic story of Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman who has an inoperable and terminal brain tumor. While Maynard’s age ma…

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18 Jan 2016 News Vatican No comments

Pope Francis to migrants : "Each of you carries a story, a culture and precious values

Yesterday, Pope Francis welcomed several thousands of migrant worshipers at St Peter’s square to commemorate the world day of Migrants and Refugees. At least…

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Photos from inside the Vatican Secret Archives

The archives, or Archivum Secretum Apostolicum Vaticanum, contain historical records chronicling intriguing historical events. Its contents, once plundered by Napoleon and moved to Paris, span 12 centuries.

 

 

 

 

 









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