Articles
May 17, 2017

What the littlest children can teach us about suffering

“There will be saints among the children.” So said Pope Pius X, when he lowered the age that children could receive their First Holy Communion. Previously, children had to be…
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News
April 20, 2017

It's official: Pope Francis to canonize Fatima visionaries during May visit

During his trip to Portugal for the centenary of the Fatima Marian apparitions next month, Pope Francis will canonize visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto, making them the youngest non-martyrs to…
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News
March 29, 2017

Phoenix mother: St. Charbel cured my blindness

When a Phoenix mother lost her eyesight due to a rare medical condition, she feared she would never be able to see her four children again. But then St. Charbel…
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News
March 22, 2017

In New York, Catholic convert takes a step toward sainthood

The Catholic convert who founded the Society of the Atonement, Father Paul Wattson, S.A., could be one step closer to recognition as a saint. “Father Paul started a small week…
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Exhortations
February 21, 2017

Pope’s tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn’t like you

Pope Francis visited the parish of St Mary Josefa on the edge of the Diocese of Rome A practical first step toward holiness — as well as for assuring peace…
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News
February 8, 2017

Priest attributes 'miraculous' healing to Venerable Margaret Sinclair

A Glasgow priest says he firmly believes he survived a recent near-fatal health scare thanks to the miraculous intercession of Venerable Margaret Sinclair, the poor Edinburgh girl turned nun who…
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ArticlesNews
February 1, 2017

Pope Francis reveals the greatest strength of the Church

Pope Francis said Monday the strength of the Church does not reside primarily in grand gestures, but in the quiet faith of Christians in minority areas, who continue to practice…
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Articles
January 27, 2017

Why Do Catholics Pray to Mary and The Saints? Instead of directly to God

When Catholics pray to Mary and the Saints in Heaven, it is not in worship but in fervent request for their prayers on our behalf. As scripture indicates, those in…
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Articles
December 26, 2016

This priest from Oklahoma was a martyr – here's his powerful story

“Padre, they've come for you.” Those were some of the last words heard by Father Stanley Francis, spoken by someone staying at the mission in Guatemala who had been led,…
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Articles
December 20, 2016

Crippling disease brought this priest to the confessional – and then sainthood

St. Leopold Mandic may not be as recognizable as his Capuchin brother, St. Pio of Pietrelcina, but his life is a moving testament to perseverance and faith despite lifelong physical…
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