The cross is a sign of God’s love, not a piece of jewellery to show off, says Pope Francis

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The cross is a sign of God’s love for humankind and not just an emblem of Christianity or a piece of jewellery to display, Pope Francis said. The cross is a symbol of “the power of God who made himself sin to heal us,” and its significance can be lost due to a lack of

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God’s love protects us even when we are at our worst, says Pope

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Christians must never lose hope and should remind themselves that God loves them even at their worst, Pope Francis said. God’s love provides “security” both in difficult moments and even when “I have done something terrible and evil,” the Pope said during his weekly general audience. “No one can take this security from us. We

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Lack of prayer turns God’s word into philosophical idea, says Pope Francis

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Without spiritual courage and a love for Jesus, the word of God will be proclaimed as just “a good, philosophical or moral idea,” Pope Francis said. A preacher “may say something interesting — something moral, something that will make you feel good, a philanthropic good — but there is no word of God,” the Pope

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Resurrection is a Reality: Pope Francis declares Christian hope powerful and important

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Pope Francis made a powerful statement about resurrection during his Wednesday General Audience. He stated, "the Christian belief in the Resurrection of Christ and in our own resurrection at the end of time is more than just wishful thinking, but rather implies confidence in something certain." While speaking out to the pilgrims in the Vatican

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God makes strange and unbelievable appearance in central Mexico

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A local man took footage of the rare phenomenon with his cell phone while driving in Michoacan. After uploading the clip to social media, the visual went viral. The formation resembling a giant arm and hand has left many people confused and debating about the origins of the cloud. "This looks like a palm of

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How do I know if God is calling me to be a priest?

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The chief signs that a man has been called by God to the priesthood are: a sincere desire to become a priest, a virtuous life, and sufficient bodily health and intellectual ability to enable him to make the required studies and to perform the duties of the priestly life. Signs of a calling to the

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Did Jesus Claim to be God?

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The New Testament is replete with direct and indirect claims of Christ’s divinity. Perhaps the most famous is the beginning of the Gospel of John: “In the beginning was the word and the word of with God and the word was God” (John 1:1-3). Jesus is the word made flesh (John 1:14). Jesus is God.

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Can You Confess Your Sins Straight To God?

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  Yes and no. We are told, as we see clearly in Scripture above, that we are to confess our sins to one another. Thus, the ordinary way we have our grave sins forgiven is through the Sacrament of Confession. Thus, this is the way that Christ has established as the ordinary way to forgive

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What should we do after Holy Communion?

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After Holy Communion we should spend some time adoring Our Lord, thanking Him, renewing our promises of love and of obedience to Him, and asking Him for blessings for ourselves and others. Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you. (Matthew 7:7)

A MIRACLE? Jesus Christ appears in image with Catholic priest (PHOTO)

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During the Catholic ceremony in the town of Caucete, not far from the Chilean border, a man named Favio Garay took a photo and shared it on the internet, where it then went viral. The image shows a priest either sitting or standing behind a table addressing the crowd of worshipers from a microphone. To

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