From Pope to Saint

From Pope to Saint Dynamic slideshow featuring the stories in our papal canonizations special section

In canonizations, focus on lives of the saints

In canonizations, focus on lives of the saints The public ceremonies are great and deserved, but we need to see that living holy ...

Ways to keep the Faith: A checklist for the Easter season

Ways to keep the Faith: A checklist for the Easter season It should be eight weeks of continuous celebration and joy

Beloved popes inspired generations

Beloved popes inspired generations Pastoral approaches by John XXIII and John Paul II touched hearts of many future priests

St. John Paul II helped bring back traditions after Vatican II

St. John Paul II helped bring back traditions after Vatican II Holy Father pushed for restoration of Latin Mass, praying the Rosary and many other ...

Cut from the same cloth

Cut from the same cloth From their upbringing to teachings on peace and human rights, John XXIII and John Paul ...

A house divided

A house divided While the Church is firm on same-sex marriage, many who fill its pews are rejecting ...

Millions of Catholics ‘uncounted’ in the U.S.

Millions of Catholics ‘uncounted’ in the U.S. Report: Church population is 51 percent larger than estimates show due to unregistered ...

Bible’s take on slavery

Bible’s take on slavery Saying Scripture approved the practice is wrong, as is using the issue to diminish its ...

Opening the Word: Imitate Christ’s mercy

Opening the Word: Imitate Christ’s mercy On this Second Sunday of Easter, we are called to love with the heart of God ...