Descending from St. Peter, the Holy Father shepherds God’s people here on earth. Find information about Pope Francis and past popes, as well as documents and the history of the papacy.

St. Francis and Christmas

St. Francis and Christmas The restaging of when Love came to earth

Pope John XXIII

Pope John XXIII Beyond the myths

St. Francis and the Holy Land

St. Francis and the Holy Land His love for the Holy Land created an 800-year tradition.

Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi Everybody’s favorite saint

Joan of Arc’s Inspiring Example

Joan of Arc’s Inspiring Example A brief life, told briefly

What Crèches Can Teach Us

What Crèches Can Teach Us The enormity of God’s gift of Jesus is ours to discover

Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato Si'

Pope Francis Favorites

"The Power of the Priesthood"
'A blessing and to bless'
A Commitment to Life
I Don’t Want to Play Soccer
Immigration and the Next America
January 31, 2015 – Memorial of Saint John Bosco, Priest
July 23, Wednesday Weekday
Letters to the Editor for February 9, 2014
Older adults' confessions
Prayer and hell

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