Pope Francis delivers special Super Bowl message

As the Patriots and the Falcons gear up for Super Bowl LI, Pope Francis sent a message to both players and viewers, saying the game is an opportunity to show solidarity and build virtue. “Great sporting events like today’s Super Bowl are highly symbolic, showing that it is possible to build a culture of encounter… Continue reading Pope Francis delivers special Super Bowl message

US bishops ready to welcome refugees from Syrian civil war

As Europe’s migrant crisis worsens, fuelled in part by Syria’s lengthy civil war, the head of the U.S. bishops’ conference has called on the country to welcome a larger number of refugees in a spirit of solidarity. “I urge all Catholics in the United States and others of good will to express openness and welcome… Continue reading US bishops ready to welcome refugees from Syrian civil war