Romereports.com asks “What exactly makes a person happy? What’s does success really mean for a family, society or better yet, for an entire country? History proves that happiness is not directly related to money. So the question is how is happiness measured? The New Economic Foundation, based in the UK, developed a formula to try [...]
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Watch Pope Francis as he speaks of “Back Seat Christians” “There are backseat Christians, right? Those who are well mannered and do everything well, but they don’t know how to bring others to the Church through proclamation and Apostolic zeal. Today we can ask the Holy Spirit to give us all this Apostolic fervor and [...]
Benedict XVI took a break from his regular tweets to take a stand in more controversial matters, and offer his support for theMarch for Life, which will take place on Friday, January 25 in Washington, D.C. Reaching out to his nearly 2.6 million followers, he stated, “I join all those marching for life from afar, and pray that [...]
The new technologies add a new dimension to the devotion of saints. From anywhere in the world, it becomes plausible to see them and learn what they’re like. It’s a new tool to aid the Church in the New Evangelization. Not too long ago, the only way to learn more about the physical appearance of saints was [...]
RomeReports feature the annual Rome Gospel Festival in the heart of the Vatican.Their velvety voices harmoniously synchronized… never hiding their emotion… Above all, praising God and preaching his love… that’s Gospel music… And while it may be an everlasting American tradition with deep ties to Baptist Christians, it’s making inroads at the heart of Catholicism 11,000 attendees are expected to [...]
(Romereports.com) Fifteen years ago John Paul II visited Lebanon. Now his predecessor will pay a visit. Next week, Benedict XVI will be in the heart of the Middle East, to encourage Christians who are suffering and facing discrimination. The visit will also be a new opportunity to promote co-existence by strengthening ties with Muslim communities. [...]
(Romereports.com) The Vatican’s Publishing House is taking a step forward in the tech world. Most recently it signed an agreement with Apple, allowing it to post the Pope’s books in electronic format. One of the Pope’s books titled “Man in Prayer,” is already available in Italian and can be accessed through one’s iPhone, iPad or [...]
(Romereports.com) The Vatican has officially indicted the pope’s butler, Paolo Gabriele, with charges of aggravated theft over the Vatileaks case of stolen documents. Vatican spokesperson, Federico Lombardi, also announced that a second Vatican employee would stand trial in the case. Claudio Sciarpelletti is a layman that works in the secretariat of state and is being charged with aiding and [...]
(Romereports.com) The Society of St. Pius X has posted a document in regards to whether it will be in full communion with Rome, or not. The tone of the document is quite dry. Even though the traditionalist group doesn’t give an explicit ‘no’ in the letter, it does imply that it does not accept the current conditions [...]
According to a video on Romereports.com for 17 years now a very special conference has taken place in Rome. It’s organized by the European Christian Internet Conference, which brings together European Christians who are serious and passionate about the Internet and all the possibilities that come along with it. This year, the focus is how [...]
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