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Pope Francis to Avvenire: ‘The Gospel is your editorial line’ Pope Francis meets with staff members of Avvenire and their families. Avvenire is the daily newspaper of the Italian Bishop’s Conference. Today’s feast, St Joseph the Worker, provided inspiration regarding the communicator’s profession.   By Sr Bernadette Mary Reis, fsp     On the Feast […]

Pope at Mass: Watch out against curiosities in the virtual world During Monday’s morning Mass, Pope Francis said children are curious and they find many bad things online. They should be helped not to become prisoners of this curiosity. He urged Christians to ask for the Holy Spirit who gives certainty against this unhealthy curiosity. […]

Pope Francis: ‘Love knows how to find the good’ Pope Francis greets representatives of “Una Vita Rara” in the Vatican’s Sala Clementina. He praises the dedication of two parents of a boy living “a rare life”.   By Sr Bernadette Mary Reis, fsp On Monday, Pope Francis received Giorgio, Rosita and Davide Barolini, along with […]

Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska – a Lay Nurse Raised to the Altars The First Person from the Circle of Karol Wojtyła Was Beatified April 30, 2018 12:08 For the first time in history, a lay nurse was beatified. A Polish woman, Hanna Chrzanowska, who died in 1973, was announced blessed this Saturday, April 28, at the […]

Korea’s religious leaders appeal for peace ahead of summit The Korean Conference of Religions for Peace has called on other governments to support the move for reconciliation on the divided peninsula A military fence covered in peace ribbons at a park near the Demilitarised Zone dividing North and South Korea  (AFP or licensors) By Philippa […]

Pope at Mass: ‘Heaven is not boring!’ In his homily at Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Friday morning, Pope Francis said heaven is the place of eternal joy in the face-to-face encounter with Jesus, not just some boring place as some imagine.     Pope Francis at Mass on Friday reflected on the […]

Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, Diocesan Administrator of the Diocese of Clogher, has welcomed the World Meeting of Families’ Icon of the Holy Family to the diocese from 20–27 April. Over the past weekend, the icon was welcomed to the parishes of Monaghan and Enniskillen for the celebrations of Confirmation in their communities. Speaking at the Confirmation […]

‘Unite to Cure’ event in the Vatican focuses on impact of technology in society A 3-day international conference promoted by the Pontifical Council for Culture aims discuss the impact of new technology on society and culture. Organized in collaboration with the Cura Foundation, the “Unite To Cure” event is taking place in the Vatican’s New […]

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