Faith-Worthy Updates From Around The Globe

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Laywomen among new CDF appointees
Apr 21, 2018 - 07:52 am
  • On Saturday Pope Francis named five new consultors of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, including three female academics and two priests.
Chicago church leaders unite to oppose massive tax threat to religious groups
Apr 21, 2018 - 06:01 am
  • Religious leaders in Chicago are fighting to end a lawsuit filed by an atheist group that would impose upwards of $1 billion in taxes for churches around the nation.
Mass in sign language? These Spanish priests celebrate it every week
Apr 20, 2018 - 04:26 pm
  • In the Catholic Church, the spoken language is central to the liturgy: we recite the Nicene Creed as one, we praise the Lord with the Gloria that we sing, and we bow our heads to hear the blessing we receive at the end of Mass. But there’s a ...
Spiritual guidance belongs in politics, Bishop Tobin says
Apr 20, 2018 - 01:55 pm
  • Speaking out on political issues is not only a right, but a duty, for religious leaders, said Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence in a recent interview.
Aleteia Headline
  • Incredible photos of Saint Therese of Lisieux taken by her sister, Celine
  • The Veiled Christ in images: The miracle of transparent marble
  • Check out these rare photos of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)
  • These apparitions were officially approved by the Holy See as “worthy of belief”
Aleteia Headline
  • 11 Famous novelists deeply influenced by their Catholic faith
  • 15 Sports heroes inspired by their Catholic faith
  • 5 Little-known facts about Guardian Angels
  • A technique from the Desert Fathers to control our negative thoughts
Aleteia Headline
  • Incredible photos of Saint Therese of Lisieux taken by her sister, Celine
  • You know the one about the Franciscan, the Carmelite, and the Jesuit on retreat?
  • This 3D “carbon copy” of Jesus was created using the Shroud of Turin
  • Check out these rare photos of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)
Aleteia News Headline
Sunday Gospel Dec. 24, 2017
  • (Vatican Radio) In this week's edition of There's More in the Gospel Than Meets the Eye, Jill Bevilacqua and Seàn-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Advent.  Listen: Gospel  - Lk 1:26 - 38 The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of ...
Pope meets Ecuadoran president
  • Pope Francis, Saturday morning, received in the Vatican President ‎Lenín Boltaire Moreno Garcés of Ecuador, who later held talks with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher. In a brief communique, the Holy See’s Press Office said that “during ...
Pope urges precise and complete news reporting
  • Pope Francis has urged that "news be communicated with serenity, precision and completeness, using a calm ‎language in favour of a fruitful reflection; thoughtful and clear words, which reject the tempers of ‎allusive, clamorous and ambiguous speech,  Pope Francis told representatives of Italian periodicals on Saturday.  “It is ...
Vatican and WCC plan world conference on combating xenophobia
  • (Vatican Radio) The Vatican and the World Council of Churches on Friday concluded a three day meeting exploring ways of combating xenophobia that is often provoked and exploited by populist policies. A recent UNHCR report spoke of responses to the global migration and refugee crisis as marked by “toxic” ...