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In Vitro Fertilization Comes to America by Howard W. Jones, Jr. M.D.

I am proud to announce that Jamestowne Bookworks will publish this month In Vitro Fertilization Comes to America by Dr. Howard W. Jones, Jr. of the… 2,101 more words


ICYMI @Pontifex lecture at @AssumptionNews (A RECAP)

Patrick Cannon

Boston Globe associate editor, and CNN Vatican Correspondent, John Allen recently visited Assumption College to give the first President’s Lecture of the year on Pope Francis. 475 more words

Pope Paul VI on Lazy Losers

“All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.” 15 more words


The Synod on the Family and the Developing World

Not long after his election, the new Pope explained why he had taken the name “Francis”: “Ah, how I would like a church,” he said, “that is poor and is for the poor.” It was refreshing: the Pope was going to change the basic terms of the conversation between the Church and the world. 1,289 more words


Seen: Street Art // Rome, Italy

Elvis, man. Seen near the Vatican. #Flaneur

Image copyright Kristyn Potter // New York City.


Sistine Chapel: No more than 6 million visitors a year, says Vatican


On any given summer day, the sheer number of visitors to the Sistine Chapel in Rome is nothing short of impressive – 20,000 – prompting Vatican officials to limit it to 6 million a year in hopes of avoiding damage to Michelangelo’s delicate frescoes. 72 more words