Posted on 04/19/2019 07:26 AM ()
Police in Northern Ireland say the dissident republican group, the New IRA, was most likely responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the Creggan area of the city of Londonderry.
Posted on 04/19/2019 06:49 AM ()
Pope Francis and the Chief Rabbi of Rome, Riccardo Di Segni, exchange greetings for the Christian feast of Easter and the Jewish festival of the Passover, respectively.
Posted on 04/19/2019 06:28 AM ()
Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, the Secretary-General of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI), released a Good Friday message scheduled for broadcast on All India Radio.
Posted on 04/19/2019 05:48 AM ()
Sr. Eugenia Bonetti who has composed this year’s mediations for the Way of the Cross at Rome’s Colosseum says, they are meant to show in a very simple way “what it means to be a Samaritan today”.
Posted on 04/19/2019 04:34 AM ()
The Easter Triduum continues with the Passion of the Lord and the Way of the Cross on Good Friday as the Church prepares for the resurrection of Our Lord on Easter Sunday.
Posted on 04/18/2019 20:00 PM (Catholic Online > Saint of the Day)
Archbishop and "the First Martyr of Canterbury." He was born in 953 and became a monk in the Deerhurst Monastery in Gloucester, England, asking after ...
Posted on 04/18/2019 10:33 AM ()
Chinese Bishop Vincenzo Guo Xijin concelebrates the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday, together with the Ordinary of the Diocese of Mindong (Fujian). A significant sign for the unity of the Church that shows the willingness of Beijing authorities to abide by the Provisional Agreement signed with the Holy See last September.
Posted on 04/18/2019 10:09 AM ()
Pope Francis celebrates the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday in a prison near Rome, washing the feet of 12 inmates.
Posted on 04/18/2019 07:54 AM ()
Ahead of Australian federal elections, scheduled to be held on Saturday 18 May, the Australian Catholic Bishops have issued a statement calling for respect and peaceful public debate during the election campaign.
Posted on 04/18/2019 05:17 AM ()
At the end of the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday morning in Rome’s St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis handed each priest a collection of his homilies of Holy Thursday Chrism Masses as Pope, including this year’s.