Cricket for the Queen’s birthday! Vatican to play Royal Household

Vatican City, Apr 22, 2016 / 10:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Last year Queen Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch in British history, and on Thursday she passed yet another milestone – becoming the first monarch to ever reach the age of 90.Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 90th birthday April 21 by unveiling a special plaque on Windsor's Queen's Walkway before lighting the first in a series of beacons marking the special day. Official gun salutes could be heard throughout … [Read more...]

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Know the difference between sin and sinner, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Apr 20, 2016 / 05:44 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- On Wednesday Pope Francis stressed the importance of knowing how to distinguish between sin and sinner, adding that God’s mercy is not afraid to reach out and touch our sins in order to forgive them.“The Word of God teaches us to distinguish between the sin and the sinner,” the Pope said April 20, noting that when it comes to sin, there are no “compromises.”When it comes to sinners, “which … [Read more...]

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When terrorism destroys religious cooperation – the Holy See’s message to the UN

Vatican City, Apr 20, 2016 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Terrorism in the name of religion is a lie, the head of the Holy See’s mission to the United Nations said last week. “In the Middle East, in particular, terrorists must never be allowed to destroy centuries of peaceful co-existence of Muslims and Christians in the region,” Archbishop Bernardito Auza said at the United Nations April 14.The archbishop, who is the apostolic nuncio leading the Holy See’s … [Read more...]

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Please forgive our indifference – Pope Francis’ heartfelt plea to refugees

Vatican City, Apr 19, 2016 / 06:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has offered his praise to the Jesuits in Italy for their longstanding work with refugees, but asked the foreigners for their pardon on behalf of all who have been closed-minded and indifferent to their plight.“I was a stranger and you welcomed me,” the Pope said in a video message, calling to mind Chapter 25 of Matthew’s Gospel.“Too often we have not welcomed you! Forgive the closure and indifference … [Read more...]

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Pope: Jesus is the only door to eternal life

Vatican City, Apr 18, 2016 / 10:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking at morning Mass at the Santa Marta residence, Pope Francis on Monday urged the faithful to seek salvation through anyone but Jesus alone, because he is the only way into heaven.  “The Lord thus clearly says: you cannot enter eternal life by any entryway that is not the door – that is not Jesus,” the Pope said during his April 18 homily, according to Vatican Radio's translation. “He is the door of … [Read more...]

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Pope meets Central African Republic’s new president

Vatican City, Apr 18, 2016 / 07:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Monday met with the Central African Republic's newly-installed president, Faustin-Archange Touadéra, who was elected to office a few months after the pontiff's visit to the country late last year.The “warm welcome” offered to the Pope during his visit to the CAR in November was among the topics discussed during the meeting, according to a statement released by the Holy See press … [Read more...]

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Pope Francis sends his greetings to Benedict XVI on his 89th birthday

Vatican City, Apr 17, 2016 / 02:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope emeritus Benedict XVI celebrated his 89th birthday on Saturday, and received special greetings from Pope Francis.“I would like to remind you that today is the 89th birthday of Pope Benedict XVI. Pray for him,” Pope Francis said aboard the papal plane April 16.Francis traveled to meet refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos the same day. He also issued a message wishing his birthday greetings“The Holy Father … [Read more...]

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