Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceApril 22, 2017
At Rome's Basilica of St. Bartholomew, a shrine to modern martyrs, Pope Francis presided over an evening prayer service April 22, honoring Christians killed under Nazism, communism, dictatorships and terrorism.
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceApril 20, 2017
Pope Francis will declare the sainthood of Blessed Jacinta Marto and Blessed Francisco Marto, two of the shepherd children who saw Mary in Fatima, Portugal, during his visit to the site of the apparitions May 13.
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceApril 11, 2017
As extraordinary as the apparitions at Fatima, Portugal, nearly 100 years ago were, the sanctity of the shepherd children did not hinge on their having seen Mary, a cardinal said.
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Barton T. Geger, S.J.April 06, 2017
Among the saints, Ignatius Loyola is something of a “quote magnet.”
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMarch 30, 2017
Pope Francis made headlines with the canonization of two children, but his adoration cannot match that of St. John Paul II.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMarch 24, 2017
More than 35 years after Blessed Romero's death, documentation regarding an alleged miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Romero is being studied at the Vatican.