From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Before praying the midday Angelus Oct. 7 at the conclusion of the Mass celebrated in St. Peter’s Square for the proclamation of St. John of Avila and St. Hildegard of Bingen as doctors of the Church, Pope Benedict XVI urged Catholics to pray the rosary throughout the upcoming Year of Faith, and to pray for the work of the Synod on the New Evangelization.

“Dear brothers and sisters,

“Let us turn now in...


COTONOU, BENIN (ZENIT) — Before praying the midday

ASSISI, ITALY (Zenit) — In this final installment of his Oct. 27 address

VATICAN CITY (VIS) — In a message to the president of the Ecuadorian Episcopal Conference

ASSISI, ITALY (Zenit) — In his Oct. 27 address here  marking the 25th

ASSISI, ITALY (Zenit and CNS) — Marking the 25th anniversary of the first interfaith

VATICAN CITY, (VIS and CNS) — On Oct. 22, Pope Benedict XVI addressed a gathering of military bishops and priests held to mark the 25th anniversary of Blessed John Paul II’s reform of military ordinates set forth in the Apostolic Constitution “Spirituali militum curae.”

In his Oct. 9 homily during Mass in Lamezia Terme in the region of Calabria in southern Italy, Pope Benedict XVI spoke

“This Sunday’s Gospel closes with Jesus’ warning addressed to the chief priests and elders of the people that is particularly severe:

Other News

Above, Sarah Fogarty, 14, takes her donkey, Diesel, and dog, Fred, to be blessed by

WEST BABYLON — When a psychologist and a businessman noticed the lack of Catholic

SEA CLIFF — While still very young, Father Bob Romeo recalls, “I knew that God was

Bishop William Murphy’s 2010 pastoral letter of the same name invited Catholics on

Dear Readers,

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — The 2012 Synod of Bishops on

YAPHANK — When he was only four years old, Ryan Koerber got his first “clue” about

On October 2, 2012, Bishop William Murphy announced that The Long Island Catholic is