Editors Pick

There’s no place more Holy than the Tabernacle

The festive air surrounding Corpus Christi , the sumptuous decorations adorning churches and lining the streets, and everything else that goes along with the popular devotion expressed on this special solemnity, can distract us from its objective core: the Eucharist, the Body of our Lord, the papal bull Transiturus of Urban IV, the corporal venerated in the cathedral at Orvieto – all these have

Summary of ‘Amoris Laetitia: On Love in the Family’

As can readily be understood from a quick review of its contents, the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia seeks emphatically to affirm not the “ideal family” but the very rich and complex reality of family life. Its pages provide an openhearted look, profoundly positive, which is nourished not with abstractions or ideal projections, but with pastoral attention to reality.

Pope Francis solemnly inaugurated the Jubilee Year of Mercy

On Tuesday, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis solemnly inaugurated the Jubilee Year of Mercy with the celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. “This Extraordinary Holy Year is itself a gift of grace,” the Pope said in his homily  To pass through the Holy Door means to rediscover the infinite mercy of the Father