The Holy Father: Distracted Christians become ‘spiritual mummies’

Christians distracted from the path set out by Jesus can turn into decrepit “spiritual mummies,” Pope Francis has said in a homily. Spiritual mummies stray from the path of Christian life by choosing to stand still “not doing evil, but not doing good” either, the pope said in his homily during Mass in the Domus… Continue reading The Holy Father: Distracted Christians become ‘spiritual mummies’

Cardinal Escaped Shots from Gunmen attacks

Cardinal John Onaiyekan of the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, in Nigeria was reported to have been attacked by by unknown gunmen men on the evening of Friday, April 29th, along the Benin-Ekpoma road in  Edo State, where he was shot at severally. The Cardinal was said to be returning from Benin after attending the ten (10)… Continue reading Cardinal Escaped Shots from Gunmen attacks

Pope Francis' prayer intentions for the month of May

The Vatican has released the prayer intentions of Pope Francis for May 2016. The Pope’s universal intention is: “That in every country in the world, women may be honoured and respected and that their essential contribution to society may be highly esteemed.” His intention for evangelization is: “That families, communities, and groups may pray the… Continue reading Pope Francis' prayer intentions for the month of May

Confessors must not put obstacles in the paths of people who want to be reconciled to God – Pope Francis

During the Jubilee Audience in St. Peter’s Square, on Saturday 30th April, Pope Francis addressed the huge audience and made it clear that ‘Confession’ “is not a torture chamber or an interrogation”. The Holy Father encouraged people to always feel free to reconcile their ways with God, he also asked confessors to be careful as not to… Continue reading Confessors must not put obstacles in the paths of people who want to be reconciled to God – Pope Francis

The Blessed Sacrament and the Statue of Virgin Mary stood untouched amidst rubble caused by the Earthquake in Ecuador

The Statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary housed at the the Leonie Aviat school in the Tarqui administrative district in Manta Canton, Ecuador was found intact in her glass casing in the midst of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck around the statue reducing every other building and structure around into rubble. A nun whose a member… Continue reading The Blessed Sacrament and the Statue of Virgin Mary stood untouched amidst rubble caused by the Earthquake in Ecuador

The Pontifical Council of Culture pays tribute to Prince

Following the 57-years old Pop Legend, Prince’ death yesterday, the President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi paid his tribute to the Legend yesterday. Cardinal Ravasi in his tribute to Prince tweeted a line of Prince’s song, “Sometimes It Snows In April”. He tweeted: “Sometimes, sometimes I wish that life was never ending, /… Continue reading The Pontifical Council of Culture pays tribute to Prince

Over 50 Muslims convert to Catholicism in Vienna, Austria

According to a report from an Austrian media,  Kurier; the Austrian Bishops’ Conference have estimated that over fifty (50) Muslims including people who practice other religions have been converted to Catholicism and will be baptized this year. Most of the Muslims who have converted to Catholicism are mainly migrants from Syria, Afghanistan, and Iran. This figure is… Continue reading Over 50 Muslims convert to Catholicism in Vienna, Austria

Mark Wahlberg appreciates his Parish Priest for turning his Life and Career around

Mark Wahlberg a famous Hollywood award-winner actor and father of four kids has in an interview with Square Mile revealed that he would forever be grateful for his Parish Priest, Fr James Flavin, who took him under his wing and turned his life around. He revealed that Fr. Flavin helped him when no one else was… Continue reading Mark Wahlberg appreciates his Parish Priest for turning his Life and Career around

Pope Francis takes back12 Muslim Refugees to Rome

Pope Francis after his short visit to the Syrian Refugees in Greece board back to Rome with him 12 Muslim refugees which consists of three (3) families and six (6) Children that he met at the on the tarmac on the island of Lesbos of Greece. The Vatican will cater for the refugee’s welfare in Rome,… Continue reading Pope Francis takes back12 Muslim Refugees to Rome

Catholic Parish set ablaze in Chile

A group of unknown militants attacked a Catholic Church Parish in in the municipality of Cañete and burnt it to the ground. This ugly event happened at the early hours 2:00 am of Tuesday 12th April, 2016. In the scene of the crime, a poster was pasted on the wall which bears a slogan against the Catholic  bishop… Continue reading Catholic Parish set ablaze in Chile

Finally a glimpse of Hope about the Abducted School Girls in Nigeria's Christian state secondary school

Yesterday was the 2-years anniversary of the abduction of 276 girls from a primarily Christian State Secondary School by the Boko Haram terrorist group in the town of Chibok, Borno State since April 14th, 2014. The kidnapped girls are school girls within the age range of 16 to 18 years old. There were forcefully taken by… Continue reading Finally a glimpse of Hope about the Abducted School Girls in Nigeria's Christian state secondary school

Mark Rylance to play the Holy Father (Pope Pius IX) in New film

An Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance is to play as Pope Pius IX in a new movie which is  based on a true story which became an international scandal and led to intense criticism of the Church and the papacy. The film tells the story of a Jewish boy in Italy in 1858 who is taken from his… Continue reading Mark Rylance to play the Holy Father (Pope Pius IX) in New film

That Moment when Muslims gather to Honor the Virgin Mary in Lyon

During the just concluded celebration of the ‘Solemnity of the Annunciation’  of the Blessed Virgin Mary over 500 Muslims were found in the Maronite Catholic parish in Lyon, France praying in honor to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The  celebration of the ‘Solemnity of the Annunciation’  of the Blessed Virgin Mary has for sometimes now been a joint… Continue reading That Moment when Muslims gather to Honor the Virgin Mary in Lyon

Pope Francis appoints new Nuncio to the United States of America

A nuncio is a Vatican diplomat with the rank of ambassador. He is responsible for diplomatic relations with the government, but also serves as the Pope’s representative to the Church in a given country, which includes responsibility for coordinating the search for and vetting of candidates to become bishops. Archbishop Christopher Pierre has been appointed… Continue reading Pope Francis appoints new Nuncio to the United States of America

Is Pope Francis' New "Amoris Laetitia" at War with Pope John Paul II's "Familiaris Consortio" teachings?

Following the Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia publication, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, Count of Schönborn, affirmed that the Holy Father, Pope Francis still follows the teachings of Pope John Paul II on communion for the remarried and divorced. The Press inorder to verify vividly Pope Francis’ intentions for Communion for the remarried and divorced in his new document “Amoris… Continue reading Is Pope Francis' New "Amoris Laetitia" at War with Pope John Paul II's "Familiaris Consortio" teachings?

A Call for Permanent Ban on Abortion by Polish Bishops

In order to mark her nation’s anniversary of Christian conversion since AD 966, the Polish Bishops press for a 100% and permanent ban on abortion in Poland. “In this jubilee year of Poland’s baptism, we urge all people of goodwill, believers and nonbelievers, to take action to ensure full legal protection of unborn lives,” the bishops’… Continue reading A Call for Permanent Ban on Abortion by Polish Bishops