(CNA) For Pope Francis, prayer is neither a “magic wand” used to get what we want nor something casual we do only when we feel like it, but is rather the strength that sustains our faith in difficult moments.
(Lindsey Kettner, Relevant Radio) Our 2016 graduates have donned their caps and gowns and made the trek across the stage to get their diploma—now what? Graduates, are you ready for the real world?
(Lindsey Kettner, Relevant Radio) We might not consider our bad habits to be sins, but when we examine them more closely, they may be adding up to bigger sins that are drawing us away from God.
(EWTN) Archbishop J. Augustine Di Noia, a priest of the Order of Preachers, presided over the Mass that ordained 11 men to the Catholic priesthood.
(Vatican Radio) The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheik Ahmed Muhammad Al-Tayyib, said the time has come for “the representatives of the Divine Religions” to “strongly and in a concrete way” turn humanity towards mercy and peace, "so that humanity can avoid the great crisis we are suffering now.”
(CNA) Pope Francis on Monday embraced the grand imam Sheik Ahmed Muhammad Al-Tayyib during a meeting at the Vatican, a move which is being seen as a step toward reopening dialogue between Christians and Sunni Muslims.
(CNA) The feast of the Holy Trinity is an invitation for us to commit to enriching our everyday relationships by promoting communion, consolation, and mercy, Pope Francis said during his weekly Sunday Angelus address.