Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes of four men and four women, including Blessed Dulce Lopes Pontes, the "Mother Teresa" of Brazil.
 Pope Francis visits with Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch Neofit and members of the Holy Synod at the Palace of the Holy Synod in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 5, 2019. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell May 05, 2019
The meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Neofit was only the second meeting in more than a thousand years between a pope and a Bulgarian Orthodox patriarch.
Pope Francis applauded the beatification of four Argentine martyrs -- a bishop, two priests and a layman -- who were murdered early in the country's seven-year long "Dirty War."
James Martin, S.J. April 26, 2019
God is being revealed to us every moment of the day. And so all these moments should make us say what Thomas says to Jesus, when we realize who it is who is speaking to us: “My Lord and My God!”
Terrance Klein April 18, 2019
St. Thomas arrives at the very center of what happened at the Last Supper, of what would happen the next day on the cross and of what happens at every subsequent Eucharist. With his own hands, Christ gives himself to us.
Vivian Cabrera April 12, 2019
The final design of the graffiti mural, along with the choice of artist to paint it, were great ways to highlight the bold moves the university was making.