What condemnation fails to achieve, love can

“Indeed, God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.” (Jn 3:17) [...]

Pope Francis: Our heavenly father is always there looking with love, and surely does not abandon us

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said that one of the greatest mysteries of the Christian faith is that we have a God we are taught to call ‘Father’ – a father who never leaves us and who we can call on in prayer at any moment. [...]

A New Era of the Church

What is being proclaimed on this Pentecost Sunday is the dawning of a new era of the Church – the era of the Holy Spirit. [...]

Pope Francis: A good Christian spreads hope – not bitterness

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit has the power to fill us with the hope of Christ, in turn making us Christians vessels that bring hope to others, rather than bitterness or desperation. [...]

How can we reconcile heaven and earth?

Jesus has commissioned his followers to begin His work now within the Church. [...]

Pope Francis: Even in the worst moments, the Lord is there

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said that no matter what trials we might face, we have hope because Jesus is always by our side, just like he was for the disciples on the road to Emmaus. [...]

Loving Jesus from the heart-knowledge

Jesus' promises to us are as true as they were to the apostles. [...]

Pope Francis: Mary Magdalene is an apostle of hope

(CNA/EWTN News) By calling Mary Magdalene by name after his resurrection, Jesus shows us just how personal his relationship with mankind is, Pope Francis said Wednesday, adding that after this intimate encounter, Mary then becomes an apostle of hope for the world, announcing the Lord’s rising. [...]

“I am the way, and the truth, and the life” (John 14: 6)

Let us do all we can in our power to stay in Jesus' way as we walk towards our eternal destination in the kingdom of heaven. [...]

Pope Francis: Mary’s ‘yes’ echoes the joy, suffering of every mother

Days before his trip to Fatima, Pope Francis said Mary's 'yes' at the Annunciation was more than a yes to bearing the Son of God, but was also an acceptance of everything she would endure after – something every mother experiences with a new child. [...]

Suffering is “The Kiss of Jesus”

There is a loftiness to suffering for the kingdom of God that is somehow empowering and sustaining… [...]

Pope Francis: Egypt is a sign of hope

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis recalled his recent visit to Egypt, saying that given its rich biblical and cultural history, the country is a sign of hope, and has a special role to play in brokering peace in the Middle East. [...]