Today’s News

Louvre 2, Paris, 1989, Photograph by Thomas Struth 1989 © Thomas Struth
Today’s Gospel in Art – What I command you is to love one another
Gospel of 15th May 2020 – John 15:12-17Jesus said to his disciples:’This is my commandment: love one another,as I have loved you.A man can have no gre…  Read More


Aida refugee camp, Bethlehem
Commemorating the Nakba
Today – 15 May 2020 – Palestinians all over the world, commemorate The Nakba, The Catastrophe. It is the day when the Israeli State was established, w…  Read More


Introducing Laudato Si’ Week
On the Feast of Pentecost five years ago (24 May 2015), Pope Francis unveiled his great encyclical on the environment: Laudato Si’ (Praise Be). It is …  Read More


Conscientious Objectors' Day 2019
Conscientious Objectors Day 2020
International Conscientious Objectors’ Day commemorates all those who have refused to bear arms and participate in war, throughout history and today. …  Read More


Leela Ramdeen

Leela Ramdeen

Promoting family life
“It’s necessary to rediscover the plan drawn by God for the family, to reaffirm its greatness and irreplaceability at the service of life and society”…  Read More


Review: Medici The Magnificent – Part 2
After binge watching the second in the Medici series on Netflix last summer, I looked forward to the third and final series, ‘Medici: The Magnificent …  Read More


The desecrated statue
ACN chaplain recalls how desecrated statue in Iraq offers hope
At a live-streamed Mass for Aid to the Church in Need, on the feast of Our Lady of Fatima, to whom the charity is dedicated, Father Dominic Robinson i…  Read More


Pope Francis: Pray together for healing from all pandemics
Pope Francis celebrates Mass this morning in Casa Santa Marta for the Day of Prayer Against the Pandemic, and reminded us that we are all brothers and…  Read More


Nigeria: CSW to mark Leah Sharibu’s 17th birthday with online prayers
CSW will mark Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu’s 17th birthday with an online prayer event tonight, 14 May, at 7.30pm.Leah Sharibu was the sole Chris…  Read More


Saint of the Day   

Saint Of The Day
St Dympna and St Isidore the Farmer
St Dympna Martyr. Possibly seventh century. Patron of the mentally ill. Few facts are known about this ancient saint but her memory has been very infl…  Read More