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Pope Francis greets a group of nuns at the end of a weekly general audience at St Peter's Square

Pope Francis greets a group of nuns at the end of a weekly general audience at St Peter's Square

Pope's missionary plea to nuns

17/05/2017 15:03

Pope Francis has urged two orders of nuns to renew their commitment in passing on the love of God to others.

 

Vatican issues new instruction on Christian burial and cremation

The Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Tuesday issued a new instruction on Christian burial and the conservation of ashes in cases of cremation

Vatican issues new document on Christian burial and cremation

25/10/2016 12:27

The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Tuesday published a new instruction on the burial of the dead and on the conservation of the ashes in cases of cremation.

 

Cardinal João Braz de Aviz spoke at a theological symposium on religious life as the Year of Consecrated Life comes to an end on 2 Feb

Cardinal João Braz de Aviz spoke at a theological symposium on religious life as the Year of Consecrated Life comes to an end on 2 Feb

Year of Consecrated Life nears end with prayer vigil, symposium

29/01/2016 15:19

The final days of the Year of Consecrated Life are being marked in the Vatican with a theological symposium on religious life on the theme 'Consecrated Life in Communion. A common foundation in the diversity of styles'

 

Cardinal Ludwig Mueller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, shaking hands with Pope Francis

Cardinal Ludwig Mueller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, shaking hands with Pope Francis

Cardinal Müller celebrates opening Mass of Chilean Episcopal Conference

11/11/2015 11:52

Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller celebrated the inaugural Mass of the 110th Plenary Assembly of the Chilean Episcopal Conference on Tuesday, saying "The Lord did not follow the world’s ‘marketing’ plan with all its loud and annoying methods, rather he founded a community, the Church"

 

Pope Francis has approved the promulgation of decrees making new saints, blesseds and venerable servants of the Church

Pope Francis has approved the promulgation of decrees making new saints, blesseds and venerable servants of the Church

Decrees promulgated furthering 13 on path to sainthood

06/05/2015 15:17

Pope Francis has authorized  the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate decrees elevating six lay people and religious in the process towards sainthood. Seven people count among the new Venerable, 

 

Pope Francis gives a homily at Church of St Michael the Archangel in Pietralata

Pope Francis gives a homily at Church of St Michael the Archangel in Pietralata

Homiletic Directory: The art of preaching

10/02/2015 15:01

An instruction guide for homilists, contained in one volume, was presented at the Vatican Press Office on Tuesday morning  by the Congregation for the Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.