The Secret Catholics of Saudi Arabia

Despite intense restrictions, over a million Catholics live in Saudi Arabia and practice their faith in private.

What Does Jägermeister Have to Do with Saint Hubert?

The Jägermeister label features a glowing cross between the antlers of a stag. What does it mean, and what does it have to do with Saint Hubert?

Peter Was the First Pope, but Who Was the Second Pope?

Every Catholic faithful to the one true Church knows that Saint Peter was the first pope. As we see in Matthew 16:18, Jesus Christ...

When A Pope’s Corpse Was Put On Trial: The Unbelievable True...

Few institutions other than the Catholic Church are home to some of history's greatest and and most interesting tales. Quite possibly one of the most morbid of these stories from the early Church is the Cadaver Synod, when Pope Formosus was given a posthumous ecclesiastical trial in the Basilica of Saint John Latern resulting in his papacy retroactively declared null.

Can’t Live Without Coffee? Thank This Pope.

Coffee is the one of the most consumed drinks in the world, second only to water. If you can't start your day without a morning cup of coffee, thank Pope Clement VIII.

The Catholic Patron Saint of Countries

As Catholics, we ask for the intercession of patron saints in Heaven to pray for us on our behalf. Do you know the patron saint to pray to for your country?

What Do Angels Really Look Like According to Bible? (It’s Probably...

You probably think of angels as beautiful human-like figures with wings, wearing a white robe. What do angels really look like according to the Bible?

Only 7 Women In The World Are Allowed To Wear White...

In the Catholic Tradition, women wear an all black dress and a mantilla when meeting the pope. Why are only seven women in the world allowed to wear white?

The Catholic Church In Antarctica Carved Out Of Ice

The Catholic faith knows no bounds and is truly universal. So much so that the southernmost Church in the world is a chapel carved out of ice in Antarctica.

Why Pope Saint John Paul II Chose Cleveland For His First...

Long before rising to the papacy, John Paul II was Cardinal Karol Wojtyła, a prominent rising member of the Church known for being well-traveled. Why did Pope Saint John Paul II choose Cleveland for his first visit to America?