What's this? / Report Bad Ads
Latest News
Pope Francis

These are the names of the 17 new cardinals the pope appointed at the consistory

November 19, 2016. 13 of them are under the age of 80, and thus able to vote in a hypothetical conclave, and four of them are non-electors.
Vatican

Vatican congratulates Trump and hopes his time in office "can truly be fruitful"

November 9, 2016. While speaking to Vatican Radio, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, congratulated the new president and hoped that his government "can truly be fruitful."
Vatican

Vatican strongly reacts to episcopal ordinations in China made without pope's permission

November 7, 2016. "In recent weeks, there has been a series of reports regarding some episcopal ordinations conferred without Papal Mandate of priests of the unofficial community of the Catholic Church in Continental China,” explains the Vatican in a letter signed by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke.

Pope awards the 'Ratzinger Prize,' considered the Nobel of Theology

2012-10-22

BENEDICT XVI
"This year the two winners are competent and committed in two crucial aspects for today's Church: ecumenism and relations with other religions.”

The Pope added that he would actually like to join them in studying some of the key documents of the Second Vatican Council, like 'Nostra Aetate' which deals with non-Christian religions, then 'Unitatis Redintegratio' which addresses ecumenism and 'Dginitatis Humanae' on religious freedom.

BENEDICT XVI
"It will certainly be very interesting, my dear priest and dear professor, to hear your thoughts and your experiences in these fields which play an important part of the Church's dialogue with the contemporary world.”

When it comes to transmitting the faith and even explaining it to the modern world, the Pope said, professors and intellectuals like both winners play an essential role that cannot be underestimated.


BR/KLH
CTV
VM
-BN