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A black-and-white photo of Msgr. Nelson Baker wearing a biretta.
Politics & SocietyOf Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.
When it comes to abortion debates, we need fewer polemics and much more compassion, especially of the kind Venerable Nelson Baker put into action.
Pope Francis
At times, by over-emphasizing our efforts to do good works, we have created an ideal of holiness excessively based on ourselves.
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
The lives of the saints prove that holiness is not an unreachable goal accomplished by a select few but comes from acknowledging and sharing God’s love, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis has approved the canonization of Blessed Titus Brandsma, a Dutch Carmelite martyred at the Dachau concentration camp. Blessed Brandsma, pictured in an undated photo, is scheduled to be canonized on May 15 at the Vatican along with nine others. (CNS photo/courtesy Titus Brandsma Institute)
Filipe Domingues
A renowned Dutch priest, professor and journalist, Titus Brandsma was killed in a Nazi concentration camp. The woman who executed him later became Catholic—and this Sunday, Father Brandsma will be made a saint.
Villanova Wildcats players Ryan Arcidiacono, left, Phil Booth (5) and guard Mikal Bridges (25) celebrate after the team’s championship win of the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four in Houston.
Arts & CultureFaith in Focus
Ilia Delio
When I look at the values Villanova exemplified in order to continue their success, two words come to mind: Augustinian and Christian.
FaithLent Reflections
Zac Davis
A Reflection for the Solemnity of Saint Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary, by Zac Davis