• Photos: Pope Francis in Paraguay

    • Jul 11, 2015

    The last leg of Pope Francis’ whirlwind tour through Latin America began Friday, where in Paraguay’s capital city he praised the friendliness and welcoming nature of its people, a nation that remains intact, he said, despite enduring terrible sufferings brought on by war, fratricidal conflict, lack of freedom, and a

  • Photos: Pope Francis in Bolivia

    • Jul 10, 2015

    Pope Francis visited Bolivia, where the environment, ministering to the poor and the government’s tense relations with the Catholic Church were high on the agenda. Read more about his trip to Bolivia.    

  • Photos: Sacra Liturgia conference

    • Jun 5, 2015

    Many gathered in New York this week for Sacra Liturgia USA, an annual conference of mostly American and British priests and seminarians to discuss ways to bring the sacred back to Catholic worship. For them, sacred means the use of traditional music, art, and the Latin Mass. Read more: In their quest to reform the liturgy, some

  • Photos: Pilgrimages from Assisi to Ethiopia

    • Jun 3, 2015

    The Vatican and the Holy Land might be the first two destinations that come to mind when you consider faith-based travel. Dig a little deeper, however, and you’ll find memorable pilgrimages to all corners of Europe, even Ethiopia. Read more about the pilgrimages.

  • PHOTOS: 10 favorite TV and movie nuns

    • Jun 1, 2015

    By Joel Abrams | Crux contributor The range of nuns encountered on the big screen — and the small — matches the range in real life: from scary to sympathetic. The fictional sisters of television and movies don’t have much in common except their devotion to God. Here are 10 memorable

  • Photos: Ávila, Spain

    • May 15, 2015

    Ávila is the modern home of the cult of Santa Teresa de Jesus, and it seems as though every important building in the city is dedicated to her or played some significant role in her life. Read more about Ávila here.