Standing Up For Migrant Rights in Quincy

Tensions rose during a community meeting held in Quincy, where over 500 residents gathered at Central Middle School to address concerns and ask questions regarding a recently established migrant shelter at Eastern Nazarene College.

The Three “Vincentian Days” of the Month of November

The last days of the month of November are truly “Vincentian Days” with a distinctly Vincentian character on the calendar.

Five years, 64 countries and 10,000 people: how the 13 Houses Campaign is ending homelessness across the globe

In 1617, St Vincent de Paul was asked by one of his benefactors, “what must be done?”

The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Celebrate 165 Years of Service

The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth celebrated the irreplaceable pioneering spirit of the Sisters who landed in Leavenworth 165 years ago!

Pope Francis in eyes of his parishioners

The London Guardian reports...His parishioners from the barrio of Buenos Aires where he was born and cut his political teeth say Pope Francis is likely to usher in the most radical change in the Catholic church in more than 50 years from the barrio of Buenos Aires...

FAMVIN posts on Pope Francis

FAMVIN posts on Pope Francis

It has been a momentous week following the elections and installation of Pope Francis. The following posts were among the most visited on Pope Francis and St. Vincent Cardinal Bergoglio’s Lenten Letter, 2013 Pope’s prayer for Cardinal electors A Vincentian...

Honoring Pope’s request to celebrate

Catholic blogger Lisa M. HendeyF offer 5 Easy Ways to Love the Poor in Honor of His Pontificate She writes... "As someone who’d strongly considered cashing in her frequent flyer miles to be at the Vatican for his installation, his words have challenged me personally....

FAMVIN posts on Pope Francis

Vatican Insider – April biography of Francis

Drawing from the words, ideas, and the personal recollection of Pope Francis – including inside material made available right up to the final hours before his election – the most highly regarded Vatican observer, Andrea Tornielli, reveals who the new Pope will be for...

How Jorge chose Francis

Reuters reports in an article "Pope Francis wants Church to be poor, and for the poor"... "(The Pope) recalled how on Wednesday night, as he was receiving more and more votes in the conclave, the cardinal sitting next to him, Claudio Hummes of Brazil, comforted him...

Pope’s prayer for Cardinal electors

Pope Francis and St. Vincent

Rev. Eduardo Mangiarotti, an Argentine priest. described Cardinal Bergoglio, as a man of action, and someone who can command attention. "When he preaches, he's a man who can make the people listen to him. And not only Catholic people, I mean not only the...

Pope’s prayer for Cardinal electors

Pope Francis and Frederic Ozanam

In their own words... "We live in the most unequal part of the world, which has grown the most yet reduced misery the least,"  Cardinal Bergoglio said during a gathering of Latin American bishops in 2007. "The unjust distribution of goods persists, creating a...

Live Streaming from Rome

Live Streaming from Rome

Starting at 10 a.m. CET (5 a.m. EDT / 2 a.m. PDT), The Huffington Post will live stream the pro eligendo Pontifice Mass, or the Mass for the Election of the Roman Pontiff. The Mass will be celebrated in St. Peter's Basilica. Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Dean of the College...

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