News Updates from Rome
Will Pope Francis change the date of Easter?
June 19, 2015 | posted by Catholic News Agency
Speaking to a global gathering of priests, Pope Francis signaled an openness to changing the date of Easter in the West so that all Christians around the world could celebrate the feast on the same day.
Vatican: Encyclical aims to promote common good, not take sides
June 18, 2015 | posted by Catholic News Agency
The Vatican’s presentation of Pope Francis' new encyclical said the intent behind the document goes beyond political debates, aiming for something more essential: the well-being of all creation.Learn More
Pope Francis: Receive new encyclical with ‘open heart’
June 17, 2015 | posted by Catholic News Agency
Speaking one day before its official release to the public, Pope Francis is asking for people to have an “open heart” when they read his latest encyclical dedicated to the environment.
Pope Francis to parents: Do you believe in the beauty of love?
June 14, 2015 | posted by Catholic News Agency
In an address on Sunday, Pope Francis asked parents if they believed in the beauty of the love God gives to a man and a woman, and told them to make sure their children see this love in little signs of affection.Learn More