- Oct 29, 2020
Members of a parish shut down over its installation of a statue of a controversial local priest have launched a hunger strike and are suing the Archbishop for violating their religious freedom.
VATICAN CITY — Holiness doesn’t depend on superhuman powers, but rather demands a heart filled with courage, hope and grace that strives for conversion each and every day, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass on Tuesday. In fact, holiness is reached by taking tiny steps, like biting your tongue
On a recent tour of the Santo Domingo Convent in Lima, Peru, my tour guide summarized the life of Saint Martin de Porres, one of South America’s most notable saints, as a person who spent his life and ministry caring for the poor and the sick of the nation. This
What do a grilled cheese sandwich and the tilma of Our Lady of Guadalupe have in common? Both bore what appeared to be images of Mary. One was determined to be authentically miraculous, the other was not. Not to spoil any secrets, but it’s not Our Lady of the Grilled
BENSALEM, Pa. — A Roman Catholic religious order announced Tuesday that it would sell its suburban Philadelphia estate and move the tomb of St. Katharine Drexel, the second American-born saint, a banker’s daughter who gave up her wealth to become a nun. The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, which was
Dorothy Day was the subject on Tuesday night when I spoke at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York, in the company of Robert Ellsberg of Orbis Books and Sister Simone Campbell of Network. The three of us came together under the aegis of the college’s annual