Flying back to Rome after the conclusion of World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Pope Francis surprised journalists travelling with him by holding an impromptu, no-holds-barred Q&A for some 80 minutes. Hopefully we will […]
Below is the full text of Pope Francis’ homily from the closing Mass at World Youth Day, delivered today before three million pilgrims at Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach. Via Vatican Radio. *** Brother Bishops […]
Below are some more great images from this week’s World Youth Day events (some shots from earlier in the week can be seen here). All images are from Catholic News Service.
In the 1960s, contrary to the inherited wisdom of mankind, educators in general and Catholic educators, too, decided that having students memorize things was a terrible notion. If I recall, the thinking was that memorizing […]
Delivering the longest and most detailed address of his pontificate to date—which clocks in at more than 4,000 words—Pope Francis today addressed the bishops of Brazil at the residence of the archbishop of Rio de […]
King Henry VIII left the Catholic Church in order to divorce and fornicate. Desmond Tutu is apparently willing to abandon theism altogether in order to support and promote homosexuality. From The Daily Mail: Although gay […]
Today at Rio de Janeiro’s Cathedral of St. Sebastian, Pope Francis celebrated Mass with bishops, priests, seminarians, and religious assembled in the city for World Youth Day. Below is the full text of the Holy […]