To understand Pope Francis, you have to understand the Jesuits


Rome, Italy, Jun 25, 2017 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Discernment is one of the words Pope Francis repeats most, especially when speaking to priests and seminarians. He often expresses his desire for greater formation in discernment – a concept that may seem obscure without an understanding its importance to the Pope’s Jesuit formation. “When […]

Pope Francis salutes Lithuania’s first Soviet-era martyr


(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis sent special greetings to Lithuanian Catholics on Sunday as he recalled the Beatification, in Vilnius, of the nation’s first Soviet-era martyr. “Today in Vilnius, Bishop Teofilius Matulionis, who was murdered because of hatred towards the faith in 1962 when he was almost 90-years-old, will be Beatified” the Pope said to the […]

Pope prays for victims of landslide tragedy in China


(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has expressed his closeness and grief for the victims of a landslide that engulfed a village in Sichuan province in south-western China. Speaking on Sunday after the recitation of the Angelus in St. Peters’ Square, the Pope said “I am close to the population of the Chinese village of Xinmo that […]

This beautiful church was a gift from Slovakia to Icelandic Catholics


Reykjavik, Iceland, Jun 24, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop David Tencer of Reykjavik last week consecrated a new wooden church building, a gift from the Slovak Catholic Church. The church is a tribute to Bishop Tencer, who is a Capuchin Franciscan and a native of Slovakia. Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and two […]

Pope Francis to Resurrectionists: have courage to go forth


(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received the participants in the General Chapter of the Congregation of the Resurrection on Saturday. Listen to the report by Chris Altieri: The Congregation of the Resurrection, or “Resurrectionists” were founded in 1836 under the leadership of Polish revert to Catholicism, Bogdan Janski, who served especially the Polish faithful who had […]

Pope to Settecolli swimmers: virtue, gratitude, stewardship


(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received athletes, organisers and sponsors of the “Settecolli” international swimming competition on Saturday. The Settecolli event is the last major competition ahead of the World Championships in Budapest in July In remarks to his guests, who were gathered in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace on Saturday, Pope Francis said […]

Judge halts deportations of Chaldean Christians to Iraq


Detroit, Mich., Jun 23, 2017 / 03:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A district court judge on Thursday halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqis, including many Chaldean Christians, who were recently picked up by immigration officers and detained. “We are thankful and relieved that our clients will not be immediately sent to Iraq, where they […]

Bernie Sanders: Christophobe and (Indirectly) Islamophobe

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By Bernie sees Christians who hold unpopular beliefs such as “abortion is murder,” or “marriage is only between a man and a woman,” as the only real threat to the secular paradise he wants to build. Read More: Lifesitenews