Pope Francis Invites Children Worldwide to Pray the Rosary on Oct. 18

In his last Angelus, Pope Francis invited children to participate together in a very special initiative. He spoke to the crowd gathered outside of St. Peter’s Square, asking that children all over the world pray the rosary together on Sunday morning, Oct. 18.

Christians Called to Return Home to Iraq, Restore and Rebuild Community

With the defeat of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq, the Iraqi prime minister has called on Christians to return home to Iraq. Mustafa Al-Kazemi said, in a statement issued by the government, that Iraq was “serious about providing assistance to our Christian families and solving their problems.”

Brooklyn Diocese to Host Christmas Tree Lighting

Tonight at 5 pm, parishioners of the Brooklyn Diocese will gather together at Grand Army Plaza to usher in the Advent season and remember the world’s persecuted faithful with the lighting of the diocesan Christmas tree.