Why a Year for Priests?

Why a Year for Priests?

Vatican Spokesman Notes Objectives VATICAN CITY (Zenit.org)—The priesthood is a gift for humanity, but it is enduring more than a few difficulties, and the newly inaugurated Year for Priests aims to address that, says a Vatican spokesman. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Vatican press office, spoke of the Year for Priests during the…
Vatican Aide: Put Man at the Center of the Economy—Cardinal Martino Says World Is More Than Just Money

Vatican Aide: Put Man at the Center of the Economy—Cardinal Martino Says World Is More Than Just Money

SANTIAGO, Chile (Zenit.org)—The financial crisis under way in the United States should remind us that the human person must be at the center of the economy, says the president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. Cardinal Renato Martino affirmed this in a press conference during a visit he is making to Chile through Wednesday.…