Pope Benedict XVI asked this question during Palm Sunday mass, which he presided at St. Peter’s Square. During his homily, he invited people to reflect on the role of God in their lives. Video courtesy of Rome Reports. Pope Benedict XVI Lenten Message “Let us be concerned for each other, to stir a response in … Read more
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With Ash Wednesday marking the start of our Lenten journey, let us pause and take a look at some reflections and events from Rome, which will help us find more meaning in the season… Holy Father’s Words of Wisdom On the 40 Days of Lent During his general audience, Pope Benedict XVI gives deeper insight … Read more
During his general audience, Pope Benedict XVI shares a reflection on the cry of Jesus on the cross: ”My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?” Video courtesy of Rome Reports.
At the start of a new year, it is always good to reflect on the highlights of the previous year. For the church, 2011 was a year filled with challenges as well as with excitement. Here’s looking back on the Top 10 stories of 2011 from the Vatican. Video courtesy of Rome Reports.
With Christmas just around the corner, let us take a look at some Christmas news highlights and recent events from Rome over the past week… Holy Father’s Words of Wisdom The Meaning of Christmas According to the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI reflects on the meaning of Christmas during his general audience last Wednesday. He … Read more
The Vatican Library is one of the largest in the world, and with its efforts to scan and digitize 80,000 of its manuscripts, is also fast becoming one of the world’s most modern. According to Msgr. Cesare Pasini, Prefect Apostolic of the Vatican Library, this idea has been on their minds for years but it … Read more
Rev. Fr. David Neuhaus, patriarchal vicar for Hebrew-speaking Catholics in Israel, shares a new project that will help young children of Catholics in Israel learn more about their faith. He says that these children are mostly from migrant families, and are mostly going to schools that teach in the Hebrew language. This project aims to … Read more
Thousands of people from all over the world gathered in Rome for the first official act by the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization. The Vatican invited various people engaged in the re-evangelization of the West, such as Italian writer Vittorio Messori, scientist Marco Bersanelli, Colombian bishop Fabio Suescun and tenor Andrea Bocelli. Videos courtesy … Read more
A summary of news and stories from Rome over the past week, to help you keep up-to-date on what’s happening in and around the Church… Holy Father’s Words of Wisdom October is for the Sick This month, Pope Benedict XVI will be praying especially for the dying, that they may find support in their time … Read more
The sound of children singing together calls to mind heavenly things. The Choir of Cologne Cathedral Choir does just this as they sing Marco Frisina’s “Jesus Christ, You are My Life” at the 1st Communions Mass of the cathedral school. Conductor: Eberhardt Metternich.