Yesterday on Parliament Hill, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops addressed the Canadian media to provide clarity on the Pope’s response to the residential schools' issue and to address the "misconceptions" that the Pope “refuses” to apologize to Indigenous Peoples of Canada
Tom Evans, the father of the seriously ill child Alfie Evans, met with the Pope pleading for "asylum" so that his son, who has a rare brain disease, may receive care in Italy, and not be euthanized in England ...read more
“The Church needs true prophets, who not only speak the truth fearlessly but also who empathize with the suffering of their people”. That was the Pope’s message during his homily at his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta earlier today. ...read more
This post was originally published on December 18, 2013, when Cardinal Francis George celebrated 50 years of priestly ordination. As we celebrate the anniversary of his death, lets look back on all of his accomplishments. ...read more
Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year B – April 22nd, 2018 In the Bible and in the ancient Near East, “shepherd” was a political title that stressed the obligation of kings to provide for their subjects. The title connoted total concern for and dedication to others. Tending flocks and herds is an important part of the ...read more
We begin today with the touching story of the Pope and a little boy with a broken heart. So overcome with emotion, was unable to ask his question and so the Pope invited him to come up, have a good cry and whisper in his ear. Here is what the Pope had to say... ...read more
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