Last article of section "Saints and Blessed"
Two hundred years after his birth, John Bosco(16 August 1815– 31 January 1888)is still very popular, but few know of the many innovative activities that ocurred to the Piedmontese saint. For instance, in establishing the Don Bosco Oratory, he founded the “Society of Joy,” with the intention of organizing games...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Termed the 'Titanic priest,' Father Thomas Byles--who rather than save his life stayed on the sinking ship to pray with passengers--could be made saint. According to survivors, the priest …read more
Ten years after his April 2, 2005, death, St. John Paul II continues to have a profound effect on the Church. Commentators often miss what made John Paul a world-changing genius: He did what …read more
The first stone of a church dedicated to the 21 Egyptian Copts killed in Libya by the so-called "Islamic State" was laid yesterday. The dedication of the Church of the "Martyrs of Libya" was …read more
In a message sent to the Discalced Carmelites, Pope Francis said that St. Teresa of Avila serves as a model and guide "of total donation to God." The letter, which was addressed to Fr. …read more
According to Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia of Turin, the three events of the Exposition of the Holy Shroud, of the Bicentenary of Don Bosco and the Pope’s visit, are the sign of God’s assistance …read more