Q&A
July 15, 2017

Is it appropriate to show video images of religious art during Mass?

Full Question Is it appropriate to show video images of religious art during Mass? Answer The Church directs that sacred images are to be placed in churches to assist the…
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News
March 20, 2017

Catholic Priest Brutally stabbed minutes before Sunday Mass

Fr. Tomy Mathew, a Catholic priest from Kerala, India, was the victim of a hate crime this weekend. Minutes before his Sunday Mass at St. Matthew's Parish in Fawkner, Australia,…
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News
February 22, 2017

Funeral Mass for 20 prisoners who died in Haiti’s largest prison

Most of the inmates who died had never been convicted of a crime Relatives wailed in grief or stared stoically as flowers were placed on 20 caskets at a funeral…
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News
January 30, 2017

Man punches auxiliary bishop during Mass at US church

The Mass was being celebrated in honour of baseball Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente An auxiliary bishop with the Archdiocese of Newark, in America, has been attacked during Mass. Essex…
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Exhortations
January 24, 2017

Pope Francis: ‘God listens to all prayers, even angry ones’

'Tell God what you feel to his face,' Francis said during Mass in the chapel of his Vatican residence God “likes to argue with us,” especially when it is difficult…
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Articles
December 5, 2016

Yes, the Old Mass is ‘rigid’ – that’s one reason us young people love it

It's beautiful, utterly Catholic and uncompromising In a recently published interview, Pope Francis said that he was puzzled by young people who are drawn to the traditional Latin Mass. “I always try…
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News
December 4, 2016

Philippine capital may suspend Mass for fear of terror attacks

An uptick in terrorist activity may cause Masses and other liturgical celebrations to be suspended in the capital city of Manila, Philippines, the country's bishop's conference has announced. "The church,…
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News
November 8, 2016

Pope celebrates Jubilee Mass for prisoners in St Peter’s Basilica

Francis urged the inmates to never give up hope in God's mercy Pope Francis held a special Jubilee Mass for prisoners in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, telling them that…
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News
November 4, 2016

Cardinal-designate says his appointment is a ‘gesture of love’ for Syria’s martyrs

Mario Zenari has served as the Pope's representative in war-torn Syria since 2008 Cardinal-designate Mario Zenari who is apostolic nuncio to Syria has said the Pope’s decision to make him…
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News
November 4, 2016

‘Blessed are those who work for full communion between Christians,’ says Pope in Mass homily

Francis celebrated Mass with Sweden's Catholic community Pope Francis pressed his call for Christians to forge greater unity, urging Sweden’s tiny Catholic community on Tuesday to set aside divisions with…
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