Derry Priest to Return to Ministry Exonerated by Civil, Church Trials
A priest who stepped aside from ministry in 2010 after being accused of indecent assault of a 14-year-old girl is set to return to his priestly ministry this Saturday, after being completely exonerated in both civil and Church trials. Father Eugene Boland, parish priest of Cappagh (Killyclogher), Diocese of Derry...
With Pope Francis in the Name of Unity
A man who knows how to listen and to make himself heard but, above all, a man who has the unity of the Church at heart. This is one of the most recurrent impressions of Pope Francis among the “bishop friends of the Focolare,” who gathered in Rome recently. After two days (February 25-26) of internal meetings and ...
Pope: Do Not Argue with Satan, Word of God Will Save Us
In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis called on the faithful to renounce Satan and walk the path of God to reach Easter in the joy of the Spirit. Appeared at the window of his study to pray the Angelus with the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square on the first Sunday of Lent, the Bishop of Rome commen...
Avila Preparing for 500th Anniversary of Teresa's Birth
The Spanish city of Avila is preparing to celebrate the fifth centenary of the birth of the first woman doctor of the Church, Saint Teresa of Jesus, or Teresa of Avila. The commission organizing the commemoration, the Foundation promoted by the Order of Discalced Carmelites and the Diocese of Avila are preparing ac...