Devotees participate in a procession at the start of a Marian vigil led by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 8. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith Faith and Reason
Leonard DeLorenzoOctober 02, 2018
Before we can accompany young Catholics, we must know where we are taking them. Mary shows the way.
ON THIS ROCK. Pope Francis and Cardinal Angelo Comastri pray at the tomb of St. Peter in the crypt of St. Peter’s Basilica on the feast of All Souls.
Leonard DeLorenzoOctober 21, 2015
The month of November opens with two feast days that have shaped my experience of celebrating and mourning life and death.
Leonard DeLorenzoJanuary 28, 2015
The church is full of sinners. On this much pretty much everyone can agree. If one took the secular media’s typical presentation of the church as truth, one might even think that the church is full of nothing but sinners. Actually, that too is true. What is less apparent is that those in the c
Leonard DeLorenzoFebruary 28, 2013
Light moves very slowly at Harvard. That’s because Prof. Lene Vestergaard Hau did what what Einstein himself would have had difficulty imagining: she harnessed light. The key to doing so was figuring out how to super-cool atoms so that they acted as if they were just one, dense, nebulous atom.