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Cardinal Tagle washes the feet of migrants and refugees

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila washed the feet of migrants and refugees, chosen to be the representatives of the apostles of Christ, during the Mass of the Lord's Supper.

Fr. Vineeth George bags the Rashtriya Gaurav Puraskar

Fr. Vineeth George CMF became the youngest to receive the Rashtriya Gaurav Puraskar of 2018. It has been awarded to Fr. Vineeth for his “outstanding leadership in the field of higher education, exceptional performance of high order and service to the society”.

"Triduum constitutes the memorial of a single great mystery": Pope

At The Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis reflected on the Easter Triduum, calling it “the centre of Christian faith and vocation in the world”. Addressing the pilgrims and faithful gathered at the St. Peter's Square, Pope said:

The Papas meet for Easter

Pope Francis on Tuesday, met with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at Mater Ecclesiae Monastery residence to convey him the wishes for Easter.

“Church in China is fully Catholic and genuinely Chinese”

Without wishing to enter into the specifics of the various issues which will be competently dealt with by the speakers, I would like to present some considerations which I believe to be helpful in the present context,

Lamberto Ramos to start a life anew

Lamberto Ramos who spent the lion's share of his life in the corporate world, has found a new vocation, to take his spiritual levels up a notch.

Church to celebrate the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Church’s Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has issued a notification for the obligatory celebration of the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, on Monday, subsequent to the Pentecost day which falls on May, 21 this year.

Blessed Mariam Thresia on the path to sainthood

The miraculous healing of the little Christopher is seen as step to further the proceedings to lead Bl. Mariam Thresia to sainthood. An expert team in Vatican has duly approved the miracle.

Pope condoles the fire victims of Kremerovo

A telegraphic message was sent by Cardinal Pietro Parolin on behalf of Pope Francis, condoling the victims of fire which set ablaze the Winter Cherry shopping centre in Kemerovo, Siberia.

Pope extends condolences to the victims of terrorism in France

Pope Francis sent a telegraphic message to Bishop Alain Planet of Carcassone and Narbonne, expressing his condolences toward the terrorist attack in France which claimed the lives of four and injured 15.

Pope Francis receives the new edition of Oriente Cattolico

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, gifted the new edition of Oriente Cattolico to Pope Francis.

Pope Francis commends the Inspectorate of Public Security

Addressing the chief, prefect, officials and agents of the Inspectorate of Public Security, Pope Francis expressed his gratitude for their “effective surveillance” when he received them in audience at the Clementine Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace.

Mother Mary accompanies the young: Pope in Sunday Angelus

Concluding the Palm Sunday Eucharistic celebration, Pope Francis recited the Angelus. Addressing the crowd of faithful gathered at the St. Peter's Square, he said:

Maundy Thursday marks a change in tradition

This year on the eve Maundy Thursday, Indian Christian Women’s Movement(ICWM) is organizing a 'washing of feet' ceremony involving couples: husband washing the wife's feet.

How Pope Francis is celebrating the Holy Week

Pope Francis will spend a prayerful Holy Week in Vatican, leading the liturgical services for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and the Easter Vigil.

"Sing out loud, the Hosanna", Pope exhorts the "young"

Pope Francis reminded the faithful of the conflicting feelings of people when Jesus entered Jerusalem: the ones who rejoice and the ones who want to put Him down.

"The young define the young Church": Cardinal Baldisseri

The young people, who speak in the first person plural, define themselves as “the young Church”: there is a Church of young people that is not “in front of” or “in opposition to” an adult Church, but “inside” the Church like the leaven in the dough, to use an image from the Gospel.

Pope Francis meets with the representatives from Trentino

Pope Francis received in audience, the representatives from the north Italian province of Trentino, led by H.E. Msgr. Lauro Tisi, archbishop of Trento.

Cardinal Tong speaks in support of the Vatican-China deal

Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong Hon, speaking at a conference on “Christianity in the Chinese Society: Impact, Interaction and Inculturation”, has spoken in support of the deal between China and Vatican, directed at appointing bishops in China.

Vatican confers Taiwan ambassador with papal knighthood

Taiwan ambassador to the Holy See, Matthew S. M. Lee has been awarded with the papal knighthood for his contribution to the “strengthening of bilateral ties” and his active participation in the Vatican events.