“No one has greater love than this…” – St. Maximilian Kolbe

August 14 is the day he was executed by the Nazis at Auschwitz with a lethal injection, days after he volunteered to take the place of a death row inmate…

Cardinal O’Malley orders investigation into Boston seminary

“At this time, I am not able to verify or disprove these allegations…”

Tolerance of Sexual Immorality Among Clergy Is Coming Back to Haunt Us

May the Holy Spirit and St. John Vianney, the patron of priests, guide the restoration of the priesthood in the US…

What is the purpose of Catholic education? To help children become saints

Parents and teachers should read Roy Peachey's short, but very important, book on Catholic schools…

Argentine Senate rejects abortion bill

Senators defeated a measure that would have legalised abortion for any reason up to 14 weeks…

Bishop McKnight condemns ‘the silence of so many bishops’ who knew about McCarrick

The Bishop of Jefferson City called for a 'change of culture among the clergy'…

Edith Stein, Sister Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (1891-1942)

After reading the autobiography of Saint Teresa of Avila, she was baptized on New Year’s Day, 1922….

General Audience: Pope: Only the Lord Fulfills the Greatest Yearnings of Our Hearts

How often we seek to avoid the fears of our own desert experience by creating idols…

USCCB sends Archbishop Broglio in support of the Catholic Church in Nicaragua

Broglio arrived in Nicaragua with the mission of supporting the Episcopal Conference of this country…

Pope at Angelus: 'faith in Jesus allows us to carry out God's works'

Pope Francis invited believers to abandon themselves with joy to God's plan for their lives...