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People don’t become angels when they die. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t watching over us.
June 07, 2022
Is it in keeping with our faith to believe it is possible that those who have died may be able to help us? Absolutely.
Explainer: Understanding Orthodoxy, the shared religion of Ukraine and Russia
J. Eugene Clay
March 28, 2022
Why one Orthodox patriarch can denounce Russia’s invasion of Ukraine even while another supports it
6 things you didn’t know about the canonization of St. Ignatius Loyola and St. Francis Xavier
March 11, 2022
On March 12, the Society of Jesus celebrates the 400th anniversary of the canonizations of St. Ignatius of Loyola and St. Francis Xavier. Here are six interesting facts about this important moment in the life of the Jesuits.
I’m a priest who never had a devotion to the rosary. So I decided to dig into its meaning.
October 29, 2021
Where did the practice of praying the rosary come from, and why is it such an important part of so many Catholics’ spiritual lives?
Which president met the most popes? Who gave the weirdest gift? A brief history of U.S.-Vatican encounters.
James T. Keane
October 28, 2021
When Pope Francis welcomes U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to the Vatican tomorrow, it will mark the 31st meeting between a sitting pope and a sitting U.S. president.
Politics & Society
Pope Francis wants you to remember the three T’s: Tierra, Techo, Trabajo (Land, Lodging, Labor)
October 22, 2021
The pope calls his three T’s—“Tierra, techo, trabajo”—sacred rights.
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