Last article of section "Saints and Blessed"
124 martyrs were declared blesseds by Pope Francis, as the crowds cheered on. More than 1million people filled the streets of Seoul to attend the Mass and beatification of Paul Yun-Ji-Chung and another 123 martyrs who were killed during the height of the country's religious persecution in the 18thand 19thcentur...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Although the massive crowds which filled the city of Rome for Sunday’s canonization of Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II have all but returned home, faithful Catholics continue to …read more
By Michael Novak This is the second of a three-part series from Corriere della Sera written by Michael Novak on the occasion of Sunday’s canonizations. * * * In accepting his election as …read more
Here is an April 28 statement from U.S. President Barack Obama regarding Sunday's canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. * * * Today, Michelle and I join Catholics around the …read more
Days after the canonization of Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II, faithful Catholics, both in Rome and around the world, continue to reflect on the lives of holiness demonstrated by …read more
On Divine Mercy Sunday, in the presence of Pope Francis, his living predecessor Benedict XVI, and hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from around the world, the Church celebrated the …read more