Tags » Vatican

Pope: Catholics, Lutherans must continue to seek common ground

By Junno Arocho Esteves
Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Although great strides have been made through 50 years of ecumenical dialogue, Catholics and Lutherans must continue to work toward becoming a full and visible sign of unity for the world, Pope Francis said. 342 more words


Archbishop Roche and Ms. Carlo-Stella visit The Lay Centre

The Lay Centre welcomed two guests from the Vatican on 18 January, our last Wednesday community evening in the first semester of the academic year 2016-2017. 241 more words

Day 2 - Roma

We had training in Saturday morning with EF Tours. I woke up exhausted, but luckily after a quick-lunch and a trip to the Vatican – I was energized! 958 more words


Rocky Road From Dublin: Irish Bishops In Rome - seeking end of celibacy?

The Irish Bishops are in Rome for their ad limina visit

Below, report from The Irish Catholic…

The Irish hierarchy will not ask Pope Francis to consider permitting priests who left to get married to return to ministry at a meeting in Rome next week after failing to reach a consensus, … 432 more words


Vatican and the Holy See is one of the six micro states of Europe. It was established because Mosulini wanted to separate religion from state and today it is one of the smallest, holiest and wealthiest countries in the world. 615 more words

Brown Boy Travels

This is How I Worship

I mentioned yesterday that my favorite site to purchase veils is Veils By Lily.  She states on her homepage that:

Like a religious habit, your veil is a public proclamation of your desire to submit to the will of God for your life, and of your commitment to answering the universal call to holiness and continual conversion. 616 more words


Prayer brings light of hope in dark times, pope says at audience

By Junno Arocho Esteves
Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Prayer has the power to awaken hope in men and women, even in the face of death and destruction, Pope Francis said. 550 more words