Pope Boniface VIII instituted the practice of celebrating Jubilee Holy Years in Rome in 1300.
As part of the celebration of the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has emphasized that a special Jubilee Indulgence will be available to the faithful as part of the celebration.
The act of going on a pilgrimage has a long history in Christian tradition.
In this the ninth article in this series we arrive at the Synod preparations discussion of the proper care and support for spouses in their effort to become and remain open to new life in their marriage.
Pope Francis has declared the coming the year from December 8th 2015 to November 20th 2016 as an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.
On October 13, 1881 the Lillig family arrived in New York City after a decade of mounting Prussian persecution of Catholics …
A common misconception about the Catholic Church is that she teaches (or once taught) that married women must try to have as many babies as possible
Recently, I was invited to participate in the monthly Date Night sponsored by The School of Love.
The next theme in this series on the Church’s pastoral care for the family, “Caring for Wounded Families (Persons who are Separated, Divorced and Not Remarried, Divorced and Remarried and Single-Parent Families)”
I was born and brought up in Kerala, India, and raised in the Syro-Malabar rite.