Pope Francis renewed my faith, says Maradona

Vatican City: The football legend Diego Maradona said Pope Francis helped him to revive his faith and to return to the Catholic Church. He came to meet the Holy Father in Vatican as part of the Pope’s United for Peace Football match held in Rome on Wednesday.  Acclaimed football stars like Ronaldinho, Francesco Totti and […]

St. Therese Church accredits with national shrine title

St. Therese Church accredits with national shrine title

The St. Theresa Shrine in Juneau, Alaska was included in the list of national shrines in the United States. US bishops on her October 1 feast day had added the shrine into the list of 70 national shrines in the country. “We are pleased to have the Conference of Bishops recognize the Shrine of St. […]

St. John and his harsh response to a heretic

St. John and his harsh response to a heretic

St. John, the son of Zebedee received direct appointment from Lord Jesus to be an Apostle. He became Jesus’ beloved disciple by accompanying his master during the hours of his Passion. Jesus at his last hour had faithfully handed over his mother to St. John. After the crucifixion and joyful resurrection of his master, the […]

Pope meets with Mark Zuckerberg at the Vatican

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Monday met with Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook at the Vatican. The Holy Father and Zuckerberg, along with his wife Priscilla Chan “spoke of how to use communication technologies to alleviate poverty, encourage the culture of encounter and bring a message of hope, especially to the most disadvantaged” […]

Vatican develops new sex education course for young people

Vatican City: Vatican recently developed a new sex education course to help out parents and educators to talk to teens about sex and to give the right answers for the messages on social media. The course published by the Vatican Council for the Family titled, “The Meeting Point: The Adventure of Love.” It aims to […]

Life is not a video game; says Pope Francis

“Life is not a video game or a soap opera. It is a serious affair since the goal to achieve is eternal salvation,” said Pope Francis on Sunday to the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square. On Sunday, the Holy Father’s homily focused on the theme of eternal salvation and referred to the day’s Gospel […]

Pope Francis to visit Assisi again

Vatican City: Pope Francis to make his second visit to Assisi in September. This time, the Pope’s  visit to the country purely mean to participate in an interreligious summit for peace where he would pray along with major Islamic and Orthodox leaders. The scheduled date for the Holy Father’s visit falls on September 20, which marks […]