Pope Francis' doctor dies from COVID-19 complications

Rome, Italy, Jan 9, 2021 / 11:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis’ personal doctor, Fabrizio Soccorsi, has died from health complications related to the coronavirus, according to the Vatican. The 78-year-old physician, who was being treated for an “oncological...

Pope Francis 'astonished' by disruption at US Capitol

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2021 / 09:51 am (CNA).- Pope Francis has said he was surprised by the news of the incursion of pro-Donald Trump protestors into the U.S. Capitol Building this week, and has encouraged people to learn from the event in order to heal. “I was...

The Heart of the Human Person

Peter Kreeft explains what human beings are, how and why God made us, and how we ought to go about our lives. BOOK PICK: ‘Wisdom of the Heart: The Good, the True and the Beautiful at the Center of Us All’ Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Following the Magi

In the Traditional calendar we are now in Epiphanytide. We continue to reflect on this Mystery of light, the manifestation of Christ to the nations. The importance of this Feast theologically and liturgically cannot be overstated. St Peter Chrysologus observed: In the...

Vaccines, Formal and Material Cooperation

A question for all of us, those who may see the vaccine as the prophylactic panacea to bring us back to peace and normality, all the way across that spectrum and widening divide separating many of us, to those adamant that they will never take the hastily approved...

Marge R.I.P.

 Our hamster died. Her name was Marge. This is short for Margaret; or short for margarine. I don’t know if you’ve got it where you live?Marge to mean Margaret; not margarine. I’m sure you have margarine where you live. But do you have the name Marge...