Report: Only Word for ISIS Atrocities Is Genocide

March 14, 2016

March 11, 2016 -- A major report that makes the case that the terror campaign being waged by ISIS and its affiliates against Christians and other religious minorities meets the definition of genocide was released Thursday at a news conference at the National Press Club by the Knights of Columbus (K of C) and In Defense of Christians (IDC). The report was presented to the US State Department.

Church in Canada Reiterates: Killing Isn’t Care

March 14, 2016

March 11, 2016 -- Following the release on February 25, 2016, of the report Medical Assistance in Dying: A Patient-Centred Approach, by the Special Joint Committee of the Government of Canada on Physician-Assisted Dying, several declarations and reactions have been published beginning with the pastoral statement of the Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB).

Pope at Angelus: Merciful, Tender Love Awaits Us

March 7, 2016

March 6, 2016 -- Even if we were naive enough to think we could do without God and create distance, His love awaits us for when we return.

‘Mother Teresa, Accompany Your Martyr Daughters in Heaven’

March 7, 2016

March 6, 2016 -- Pope Francis has prayed for Mother Teresa to accompany in Heaven the four Missionaries of Charity murdered in Yemen.

Pope: Let’s Put Confession Back at the Center

March 7, 2016

March 4, 2016 -- Pope Francis today called on pastors to be careful so that schedules and programs don’t inhibit people from approaching the sacrament of confession.

God Is Patient, But Our Conversion Is Urgent, Says Pope

February 29, 2016

February 28, 2016 -- God is ever patient with us, awaiting our conversion up to the last moment, says Pope Francis, but our conversion is urgent and must get started today.

The True Nature of Atheism

February 29, 2016

February 25, 2016 -- The proliferation of atheist writings in the last few years has in turn provoked a reaction by defenders of religion and also an examination of what has caused the upsurge in antireligious ideas.

Pope: I Was Confirmed in My Faith in Mexico

February 22, 2016

February 21, 2016 -- Pope Francis today praised the work that Our Lady of Guadalupe has done in the New World, noting that on his trip to Mexico, the Successor of Peter was confirmed in his faith.

Explaining the Catholic Faith: Book Review

February 22, 2016

February 18, 2016 -- Giving reasons for what we believe in as Catholics is not always easy, particularly when people are misinformed about the Church’s teachings. To remedy this Edward Sri, an experienced author and Catholic speaker, has recently published a book to help Catholics explain their faith.

Differing Rules on the “Lamb of God”

February 22, 2016

February 18, 2016 -- Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. 

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