Pope leads mass vigil for peace

Pope Francis led a mass vigil for peace in Syria on St Peter’s square as millions of Catholics worldwide were joined by other faiths in a day of fasting and prayer. Tens of thousands gathered in St Peter’s Square for the four-hour event, with smaller gatherings held in churches, mosques and synagogues around the globe. …

Pope Francis: Christianity is a way of life, not a label

By Kerri Lenartowick Vatican City, Aug 25, 2013 / 09:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Sunday Angelus audience, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of truly living a Christian life rather than letting it become a superficial label. “In the gospel, Jesus tells us that to be a Christian is not to have a ‘label’ but …

Will you join Pope Francis in prayer and fasting for peace in Syria on September 7th?

Will you join Pope Francis in prayer and fasting for peace in Syria on September 7th? May no effort be spared in guaranteeing humanitarian assistance to those wounded by this terrible conflict, in particular those forced to flee and the many refugees in nearby countries. All men and women of good will are bound by …