Pope Francis Emphasizes Importance of Serving the Poor

April 25, 2013 | , | Posted in News/Updates

At his weekly general audience, Pope Francis continued to draw attention to the moral imperative of helping the needy, saying: “the parable of the final judgement reminds us that, in the end, we will be judged on our love for others and especially for those in need.” Read More >>

What Threat to Religious Liberty??

This past September, Pope Benedict traveled to Britain and warned of the erosion of “the rights of believers to freedom of conscience and freedom of religion.”  Speaking to Britain’s leading politicians in Westminster Hall,  the very hall where Thomas More was sentenced to death in 1535 for opposing King Henry VIII’s split with the Catholic […] Read More >>

Situation in Egypt Has Serious Implications for Coptic Christians

February 5, 2011 | , , | Posted in From the Director

The world’s attention is upon Egypt and the massive protests against the Mubarak regime.  While the events there have significant implications for democracy in the region, the fate of Egyptian Coptic Christians also hangs in the balance, as George Weigel points out.   –Michael Schuttloffel Read More >>

Pope Benedict to Celebrate Vigil for the Unborn

November 23, 2010 | , | Posted in News/Updates

On Saturday, November 27th at St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate a “Vigil for All Nascent Human Life” coinciding with first vespers of the First Sunday of Advent.  This is an opportunity for Catholics across the globe to be united in prayer for the protection the unborn. Read More >>