French Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, a well-known New Testament scholar and the world’s oldest cardinal, died in Rome July 29, just five days after celebrating his 98th birthday.
Joseph Loposky loves all things music. The classically trained trumpeter enjoys playing music, talking about music, and, most of all, teaching music.
Catholics and non-believers alike are waiting for Pope Francis’ September 12-15 visit to Slovakia, the spokesman for the bishops’ conference told journalists on Wednesday, saying that, if given the chance, he’d ask the pontiff to focus on boosting locals in their faith.
This week, we have seen the kindness of Saint Michael’s parishioner in Sunset Park, Sean Conaboy, recognized by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, the Church Universal has just celebrated World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly on July 25. It was the first time a global day was set aside to honor and celebrate the contribution of grandparents and the elderly to our families and society.
As thousands of athletes gathered for the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Pope Francis gave them his blessing and extended it to those organizing and supporting the events.
Older people are not “leftovers” to be discarded; rather, they continue to be precious nourishment for families, young people and communities, Pope Francis said in the homily he wrote for the Mass marking the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.
Back in January, Pope Francis asked that this Sunday be observed as World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, since July 26th is the feast of Saints Joachim & Anne, the grandparents of Jesus.
Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, offered us a reflection on the Coronavirus pandemic in his book, “Let Us Dream; A Path to The Future.” As he began the book, Pope Francis said, “The question is whether you are gong to come through this crisis and if so, how? The basic rule of a crisis is that you do not come out of it the same.
As Iraqis sort through the rubble of the latest terrorist attack Tuesday, an attack on a busy market in downtown Baghdad that left at least 30 people dead, one Catholic priest in Iraq says it’s important not just to focus on the horror of life in the country but also the hope.