• In new school, Byzantine spirituality meets Montessori method

    In new school, Byzantine spirituality meets Montessori method

    • Jul 18, 2017

    Sophia Montessori of Denver is in its final stages of its development, and classes for children aged between three and six are expected to start in the fall of this year. The school envisions Catholic teaching and the Montessori Method being brought together.

  • In Ukraine, Vatican cardinal says there’s hope for the future

    In Ukraine, Vatican cardinal says there’s hope for the future

    • Jul 14, 2017

    Cardinal Leonardo Sandri visits Ukraine in the midst of ongoing upheaval in the country, largely the result of political instability and tensions surrounding the Russian invasion of their eastern region in 2014, which prompted a conflict that has endured three years, claimed thousands of lives and displaced millions of others.

  • Pope: Clergy in Middle East must be the ‘last among the least’

    Pope: Clergy in Middle East must be the ‘last among the least’

    • Jun 23, 2017

    Pope Francis called clergy in the Middle East to “learn to be the last among the least,” and lamented the continued plight of Christians suffering due to persecution. “Let us not forget,” the pope said, that “Christians — it doesn’t matter whether they are Catholic, Orthodox or Protestant — shed their blood as a seal of their witness.”