Pope Francis Prays for Mary’s Intercession After US Capitol Violence

Pope Francis said 'I was amazed, because they are a people who are so disciplined in democracy' but 'yes, this must be condemned, this movement.'

Did You Know? Catholic Midwives Can Perform ‘Emergency Baptisms’

The Church has emergency 'instructions for midwives regarding baptism who were in peril of not being born whole.'

Read: Pope Francis’ Inauguration Message to Joe Biden

Pope Francis said he is praying the new President will make decisions that respect 'the rights and dignity of every person.'

All-Time Baseball Great & Catholic Convert Hank Aaron Passes

Passing at 86, one of baseball's all-time great who once surpassed Babe Ruth's home run record, Hank Aaron was also a Catholic convert.

When Capital Punishment Was Legal in the Vatican

For forty years, capitan punishment was legal in the Vatican under the Lateran Treaty.

Sister Andre, the Oldest Person in Europe, Beats COVID-19 Before Turning...

Europe's oldest person, French nun Sister Andre, beat COVID-19 on the eve of her 117th birthday!

Pope Francis’ Spiritual Advice: Be Like Legumes

To mark the World Day of Legumes, Pope Francis sent a letter to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization extolling them as inspiration to be resilient.

4 Ways to Pray the Stations of the Cross From Home...

COVID-19 restrictions may make attending Stations of the Cross in person impossible this year, but you can still follow this journey with Christ and strengthen your Lenten prayer life.

5 Ways to Be a Father Like St. Joseph

In his apostolic letter “Patris Corde” (which in Latin means “With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis urges the faithful to imitate the virtues of...

Did You Know? The Catholic Conversion of Oscar Wilde

Wanting to convert but was imprisoned before he could, Wilde repented of his sins and converted to Catholicism before his death.

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