Category: Vatican News

Full Text of Papal Address to UN General Assembly

English translation of message in Spanish Mr President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for your kind words.  Once again, following a tradition by which I feel honored, the Secretary General of the United Nations has invited the Pope to address this distinguished assembly of nations.  In my own name, and that of the entire Catholic community, […]

Israeli President Visits Vatican

Daily News  LINK Israeli President Reuven Rilvin was welcomed Thursday morning in the Vatican, at the start of his first official state visit as president. The President was received by Prefect of the Papal Household, Msgr. Georg Gänswein, before going on to hold a private meeting with Pope Francis, after which President Rivlin met with Vatican […]

Papal Progress in Becoming the World’s Moral Authority

Daily News  LINK In the first week of July  American pastors Joel Osteen and Rick Warren, respectively, as well as Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, met with Pope Francis. Pastor Warren, founder of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, spoke with members of the international press in St. Peter’s Square, saying, “Protestants, as a people, have […]

Papal Address to Council of Europe: Full Text

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis on Tuesday told European leaders that the development of today’s societies and their peaceful coexistence require constant reflection on the tenets that form the basis of Europe: human rights, democracy and the rule of law.  Like a tree, Europe also needs care and nourishment for healthy growth.  In a wide-ranging speech […]

Papal Address to European Parliament: Full Text

  Pope urges a “lonely” “self-absorbed” Europe to recover its soul (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis called on a “haggard” and “lonely” Europe to recover its role as a world protagonist, its identity as a defender of the transcendent dignity of man, the poor, the migrant, the persecuted, the old and the young, to recover its […]

Pope Addreesses Charsimatic Movement in Rome

The Vatican marches on in its bid to become the world’s ultimate moral authority over all religions.  Tomorrow the Pentecost sermon and  Peace Prayer at the Vatican. Francis Celebrates Charismatic Movement at Rome’s Olympic Stadium Vatican City, June 02, 2014 (Zenit.org) Deborah Castellano Lubov | The Pope’s presence at a charismatic event in Rome’s Olympic […]

Vatican Assumes Role as Moral Leader for Peace

The United States, the EU, the UN and most of the world’s nations have accepted the new Palestinian interim government and the coming Palestinian elections, to provide a legitimate elected government and president for Palestine, to complete the peace process.  While Hamas has no representative in the new government, Netanyahu is insisting contrary to the entire […]

Vatican Seeks Moral Supremacy Over all Religion

UPDATE 22 March:   This 45 minute video of the Evangelical Summit and reconciliation with the Vatican, covers comments by the Anglican friend of the pope, pope Francis himself and the Ken Copeland response.  The Lutherans and Methodists have already reconciled with the pope, now it is the evangelicals.  Besides this the Mennonites have been in dialogue with the […]

Feb 22; Nineteen New Cardinals Created

Pope Francis created 19 new cardinals last Saturday, they are: PIETRO PAROLIN: Part of the Holy See’s diplomatic corps since 1986, he was Apostolic Nuncio in Venezuela between 2009 and 2013, when he  became the  Vatican Secretary of State. he is on the short list for the next pope. LORENZO BALDISSERI:  Previously Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, […]

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