Christians invited to join in prayer for Christian Unity

The 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated from 18 to 25 January. During this period, Christians are invited to pray for reconciliation and unity within the Church. The theme for this year 2021, “Abide in my love and you shall bear much fruit,” is...

Homily of Pope Francis on the Feast of the Epiphany

  “The Evangelist Matthew tells us that the Magi, when they came to Bethlehem, “saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him” (Matthew 2:11). Worshiping the Lord is not easy; it does not just happen. It requires a certain...

Statement from the Vatican about the Covid vaccine

The Vatican Covid-19 Commission and the Pontifical Academy for Life issue a joint 20-point paper addressing the issues and priorities arising at the various stages of a vaccine journey, from research and development to patents and commercial exploitation, including...

Midnight Mass from Mariukirkjan

Mass is transmitted live on Faroese national radio every year. This year, numbers were very restricted because of the situation regarding Corona in the country. The homily was in Danish and English, with a few words in Faroese. It is possible to listen to the Mass...

Sinnopskornið: Christmas 2020

Jesus is the Messiah the prophets all foretold. He is God among us, in Hebrew Emmanuel. He is a child now, but we who live 2,000 years after His birth know what sort of man He became. We know He is the Word of God who became like one of us. He laughed and cried with...