Prayers to Saints
December 22, 2018

Prayer to St. Lucy against temptations

By that singular predilection, O glorious Saint Lucy, which thy immaculate Spouse, Jesus Christ, had for thee, when by an unheard of miracle He rendered thee immovable in spite of…
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Prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe by St. John Paul II
Prayers
December 22, 2018

Prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe by St. John Paul II

O Immaculate Virgin, Mother of the True God and Mother of the Church! You, who from this place reveal your clemency and your pity to all those who ask for…
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Articles
December 22, 2018

Two Christmas Lessons from a Saint

Why should the heavenly hosts appear to these shepherds? What was it in them which attracted the attention of the Angels and the Lord of Angels? Were these shepherds learned,…
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Articles
December 22, 2018

How the Baby Jesus appeared in Padre Pio’s arms during Mass

Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, who was beatified by Pope John Paul II on May 2, 1999, is known throughout the world as ‘the friar with the stigmata’. In fact, he…
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Is it okay for Catholics to celebrate Halloween? An exorcist explains
Q&A
November 5, 2018

Is it okay for Catholics to celebrate Halloween? An exorcist explains

For years, Cecilia Cunningham and her husband took their children trick-or-treating in their then-suburban Philadelphia neighborhood. Denver, CO (Catholic Online) - "It was the kind of neighborhood outside of Philadelphia…
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Why can't a priest ever marry?
Q&A
October 6, 2018

Why can’t a priest ever marry?

Full Question Why can't a priest ever marry? Answer In the Eastern rites of the Church it is common for married men to be ordained to the priesthood. Further, in…
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Benedict XVI defends resignation and title ‘pope emeritus’ in private letters
EuropeVatican
September 22, 2018

Benedict XVI defends resignation and title ‘pope emeritus’ in private letters

In newly-surfaced letters from Benedict XVI, the pope emeritus has defended his abdication, and warned that continued anger at his decision risked undermining the papal office. The private correspondence, excerpts…
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Cardinal 'blanches' while celebrating recurring miracle of saint's liquefied blood
Europe
September 22, 2018

Cardinal ‘blanches’ while celebrating recurring miracle of saint’s liquefied blood

Naples, Italy, Sep 19, 2018 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe of Naples usually does not faint at the sight of blood. He has celebrated the miracle of…
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Pope recognizes illicitly ordained Chinese bishops
Asia-Pacific
September 22, 2018

Pope recognizes illicitly ordained Chinese bishops

Vatican City, Sep 22, 2018 / 06:22 am.- After the signing Saturday of a provisional Vatican-China deal on the nomination of bishops, the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ recognition of seven…
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No sign of Italian priest kidnapped in Niger
Africa
September 22, 2018

No sign of Italian priest kidnapped in Niger

Niamey, Niger, Sep 21, 2018 / 02:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- There has been no sign of an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Niger Monday night, a member of his community…
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