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Fr. Stanley Rother Could Become First Beatified Martyr from the United States
A Theological Commission of the Congregation of the Causes of Saints has recognized the martyrdom of Fr. Stanley Rother, a priest from Oklahoma. According to the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, the vote is a crucial step in advancing his cause of Beatification. If beatified, Fr. Stanley Rother would be the first C...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Ahead of Blessed's Canonization Taking Place in His Diocese in September, Washington DC's Cardinal Speaks on Setting Record Straight
Ahead of Pope Francis' Apostolic Visit to the United States in September, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington DC, says that "to hear the true story ofJuniperoSerra is a blessing." …read more
Rome: the spiritual center of Catholicism. It's a city visited by millions each year, particularly pilgrims in search of a connection with the roots of their faith, a city where so many spent …read more
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' address to members of the John Paul II Foundation Saturday afternoon in the Vatican: *** Dear Brothers and Sisters, I welcome you, members and friends …read more
Offices in the Vatican are marking today's feast of St. George (Jorge in Spanish) with celebration, as it is the feast day of Pope Francis' baptismal saint. Pope Francis was born Jorge Mario …read more
In an active outpouring of camaraderie and Italian pride, Italian-American immigrants have shown that they haven't forgotten their roots. The mayor of Airola in the province of Benevento will …read more