My Reaction to Querida Amazonia

By Msgr. Charles Pope | On Wednesday, Feb. 12, Pope Francis released his apostolic exhortation on the Amazon Synod, Querida Amazonia. I was greatly relieved when I read the carefully penned document, as I saw in it an answer to… Read the Whole Article at its...

Fulfilling the Law

Angelus Address: On Fulfillment of the Law as Addressed in the Sermon on the Mount ‘It’s About Living the Law as An Instrument of Freedom’ Pope Francis on Fulfillment of the Law: Beyond Formal Observance Jesus Offers Grace to Live Commandments in ‘Profound and...

When Nice Turns Nasty

By Joseph Pearce | A few days ago, whilst being driven around Tampa, I noticed a car bumper sticker telling me to “Just Be Nice.” For some reason this irritated me. Indeed it made me feel decidedly nasty. Why was this? Had I… Read the Whole Article at its...

Pope at Angelus: ‘God teaches us true freedom and responsibility’

CNS photo/Vatican Media Pope Francis reflects on the Gospel reading for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, which deals with the fulfillment of the Law. February 16, 2020 Pope Francis on Sunday told the faithful that God came into the world to give us His Grace so we can...

Pope Names New Bishop of Bururi, Burundi

The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Bururi, Burundi, presented by Bishop Venant Bacinoni. The Pope has appointed as bishop of the same diocese the Reverend Salvator Niciteretse, of the clergy of Burundi, currently...

Pope Francis on Fulfillment of the Law: Beyond Formal Observance

Following the Law is about more than complying, more than just obeying; it is about fulfilling the Law in a much deeper way. “And Jesus is aware that it’s not easy to live the Commandments in this profound and totalizing way,” the Pope said.  “So He offers us the help...