Last article of section "Saints and Blessed"
On Tuesday, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin paid homage to the scores of men and women who are killed, even today, because of their faith. These modern-day martyrs are remembered each year in a special suffrage Mass, organized by the San'Egidio Community, in the basilica of Our Lady in Trasteve...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Pope John Paul II’s death on April 2, 2005, remains fresh in the memories of those touched by his simplicity and love. To remember that day nine years ago is not just a commemoration of …read more
Here is a statement from the president of the Canadian episcopal conference, regarding today's proclamation of the canonization of two saints who were instrumental in establishing the Faith …read more
Bishop Françoisde Laval de Montmorency, the first bishop of Quebec, who governed from 1674 to 1688 when the new Diocese of Quebec covered all France's territory in North America, has been …read more
On April 27, the desire of the faithful who at the death of John Paul II cried out “saint immediately!” will be heard. The Polish Pontiff will be canonized together with his predecessor, John …read more
The upcoming canonizations of Blessed John Paul II and Blessed John XXIII will be a celebration of two Bishops of Rome who have lived and experienced their faith while becoming messengers of …read more