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What does it mean that Jesus is the Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6)?" In Isaiah’s prophecy about the coming Messiah, he says: “For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the...
Spanish missionary Sister Victoria de la Cruz García of the Congregation of Adoration Sisters, celebrated her 110th birthday on June 24, 2017, in Japan. After the death on March 25 of the Italian nun...
This article might be a handy aid to all those who question about “why you confess to a man?” Regarding this particular question, Catholics are often accused of “inventing” confession and...
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. O St. Maria Goretti, beautiful model of christian suffering, pray for me. You carried your cross so courageously while you...
Pope Francis has encouraged young people to look to Mary as a model, but also to take action in their communities. They must not be afraid to take risks and to commit to the building of a new...
Charlie Gard, an 11 month-old British infant who made headlines around the world over a fierce legal battle on parental rights, had been baptized the same week he died. In April, a picture of his...
Following is the Story of the Dedication of the Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels: Francis rebuilt this chapel with his own hands and died less than 50 feet away from it. The chapel of Our Lady of the...
Guillaume Thué, an unemployed young man of 31, launched an organic market gardening enterprise at the beginning of the year. He exemplifies a response to the challenge of the pope's encyclical '...
Inspired by Saint Pope John Paul II’s Hiroshima Peace Appeal (1981), the bishops of Japan marked the 50th, 60th, and 70th anniversaries of the end of World War II by issuing statements that recognize...
While Christians on Earth may be divided into different churches and denominations, in heaven their saints are united and can be powerful intercessors for Christian unity, Cardinal Kurt Koch said...
Last November, Pope Francis made Archbishop Patrick D’Rozario of Dakha a cardinal, making him the first cardinal ever of the Church in Bangladesh. The Pope has also strongly hinted he intends to...
Sometimes we take a single Bible verse and use it out of context, but what’s the danger in that? The Whole Bible Today we have access to the very breath of God, so says the Apostle Paul who wrote, “...
US Administration officials accused of muffling the battles sustained by activists to acknowledge as “genocide” the suffering and violence inflicted on Middle Eastern Christians by the jihadists....
On Sunday, July 30, Pope Francis said that when we seek out Christ, sacrificing everything in the process, in the end we find a joy that is worth far more than anything we may have lost. “The...
The UNICEF-Reach report: 100,000 arrived in Europe in 2016. The sufferings endured during the African journey induce many to come to the “old continent”, which is not always the goal destination....
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe is most keenly associated with where he met his end, as a martyr imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz, who ultimately gave his life in exchange for the life of another man....
Maria was born to a poor farming family in Italy, one of six children. Her father died when she was only 9 years old. After his death, Maria had to taking care of the rest of the children in the...
At the Transfiguration, Moses was there representing the law and Elijah was there representing the prophets. But why were Peter, James, and John present? And what does this event mean to us today? St...
Sister Pierrette Thiffault presided over the liturgy at Lorrainville after the bishop had received permission from the Holy See. An exception provided by the Canon Code of Law. Her name is Sister...
The Middle East needs peace, human rights, and the continued presence of Christians, a leading Holy See diplomat told the U.N. Security Council Tuesday. “Christian communities have existed for over...