Pope Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November for a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the small Catholic communities in each country. The Vatican confirmed the Nov. 19-26 trip, and its... Continue Reading →
In the early centuries fasting rules were strict, as they still are in Eastern churches, One meal a day was allowed in the evening, and meat, fish, eggs, and butter were forbidden. Read more on all you need to know about Ash Wednesday!
Just as divisions in society grow when wealth is not shared, divisions within Christianity grow when the richness of gifts God has given to one Christian church or community are not recognized and shared, Pope Francis said. “It is easy... Continue Reading →
"You've put congregations under supervision, removed priests, decapitated the Maltese and Franciscan orders and ignored cardinals... But where is your compassion?" As have been reported by CNN,posters of a stern-looking Pope Francis appeared on walls around Rome on Saturday, condemning... Continue Reading →