Last article of section "Saints and Blessed"
It was during a consistory called to declare the canonization of saints that Benedict XVI chose to announce his resignation. Last Sunday, these saints were canonized, among them 800 martyrs: Antonio Primaldo and his companions. Saint Antonio Primaldo was a 15th century tailor and townsman of the southern Italian ...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Here is the translation of Pope Francis' homily during Mass with the Cardinals present in Rome at the Pauline Chapel for the Feast of Saint George. * * * I thank His Eminence, the Cardinal …read more
Thursday in the White House, President Barack Obama bestowed on Fr. Emil Kapaun the nation's highest military recognition, the Medal of Honor. The priest, who died in a prisoner of war camp …read more
Exactly 18 months ago this week, the Philadelphia Catholic family became my family, and the city became my home.I said at the time that the challenges we face as a Church wouldn't be easy, …read more
In this Lent just now beginning, the Society of Mary (Marianists) are presenting the figure of the Venerable Faustino Pérez-Manglano Magro, a young Spaniard who died in 1963. He was a student …read more
"The only worthwhile striving is after the highest ideals: If you aim for an easy target, your standard will inevitably decline, and no progress is ever made, except through real effort and …read more