Susanna – a tear drop of World Youth Day

Susanna – a tear drop of World Youth Day

Nineteen year old Susanna Rufi was exuberant and elated like every youth who swarmed at Krakow for the World Youth Day. But soon after the world celebration was over, as the Italian girl was on her way back home, she died of meningitis, shocking the world. Susanna died on Monday in Vienna, Austria, on the […]

Muslims join Catholics at the altar remembering Father Hamel

Tue humanity goes beyond religion, extending welcoming hands. The gesture of Muslims in France, who attended Mass to express their solidarity with Catholics, touched the hearts of all. The Muslims were empathizing with the Catholics on the murder of French priest Fr. Jacques Hamel, who was a victim to the Islamic State terrorism. Moved by […]

This seminarian died rescuing a drowning woman!

This seminarian died rescuing a drowning woman!

Brian Bergkamp might have pondered the words of Christ many a times in his life: “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends” (John 15: 13). The everlasting words of Jesus must be the driving force that inspired this Kansas seminarian to risk his life into saving […]

Next time, WYD for Panama!

Next time, WYD for Panama!

The World Youth Day came to a great finish at Krakow as Pope Francis officially closed the great event of believing youth. The Holy Father also announced that the next WYD will be held at Panama. “I am happy to announce that the next World Youth Day – after the two that will be held […]

What did Pope Francis write in the guest book at Auschwitz?

He did not give a speech, but prayed in silence. At Auschwitz concentration camp, Pope Francis looked grim and pensive. He wrote down in the guest book: “Lord have mercy on your people! Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty!” Over a million people have lost their lives at the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps during […]

“The ‘little ones’ speak for God” says Pope Francis

Speaking at the shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, at the occasion of 1050 anniversary of Poland becoming a Christian nation, Pope Francis said that “those who embrace their own littleness become the “spokespersons” of God.” “To be attracted by power, by grandeur, by appearances, is tragically human. But to give oneself to others, eliminating […]

Pope Francis unlocks the ‘Key’ to successful marriage

On Thursday in Poland, Pope Francis revealed three words that play key roles in a successful marriage. The three words are “permission, thanks, and forgiveness” the Pontiff said. He was delivering his second “balcony talk, yesterday. The Pope revealed the key words in answer to the questions people often asks him, “how to make it […]

Pope Francis unites young deaf couple in marriage

Vatican City: In his residence at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis united a young Italian deaf couple. Teodoro Pisciottani and Paulina received the rare and golden opportunity to be united by the grace of the Holy Father. Both Teodoro and Paulina serve as the president and vice-president of the Padua chapter of the Deaf Youth […]