The Voice of the Popes

Generous Cooperation with the Holy Spirit

Mary is the Mother of the Church not only because She is the Mother of Christ and His most intimate associate in “the new...

Paradigm of Motherhood

The Book of Genesis attests to the fact that sin is the evil at man’s “beginning” and that since then its consequences weigh upon...

The Loving Father of Jesus

“He shall cry to me, ‘Thou art my Father’” (Ps 89:26). The Word of God that the Liturgy offers us on this Solemnity of...

A New and Incomparable Outpouring of the Redemption

Every Christian land is a Marian land; there is not a nation redeemed in the Blood of Christ which does not glory in proclaiming...

A Process of Denial of God

When the Philosophy of the Gospel Governed the States There was once a time when States were governed by the philosophy of the Gospel. Then it...

“A great portent appeared in Heaven”

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Every year the important Feast of Mary Immaculate invites us to meet here, in one of Rome’s most beautiful squares,...

Faith in Eternal Life

Dear Brothers and Sisters, after celebrating the Solemnity of All Saints, today the Church invites us to commemorate all the faithful departed, to turn...

Universal Call to Conversion

“And from that hour the disciple took Her to his own home” (Jn 19:27). These are the concluding words of the Gospel in today’s Liturgy...

Sure Norm for Teaching the Faith

Guarding the deposit of the Faith is the mission which the Lord has entrusted to His Church and which she fulfils in every age....

“Prophet” of the Sacred Image

“I will sing praise to Thee in the sight of His Angels” (Ps 137:1). At this liturgical encounter we wish to pay homage to a...

Let Us Learn from the Teaching of St. Thomas

Today I would like to complete, with a third instalment, my Catecheses on St. Thomas Aquinas. Even more than 700 years after his death...

The Heart of Christ Crucified

“Confitemini Domino quoniam bonus, quoniam in saeculum misericordia eius”; “Give thanks to the Lord for He is good; His steadfast love endures for ever”...