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Simple Christians: Ordinary Trappist martyrs gave extraordinary witness

VATICAN CITY — After Islamic terrorists stormed the Algerian monastery he called home, Trappist Father Christian de Cherge felt compelled to put pen to...

Book tells about behind-the-scenes search for St. Peter’s bones

HOUSTON — Two Houston men shared a journey through centuries of history and a decades-long archaeological dig under the Vatican to unveil a story...

Men of service memorialized

Dialog reporter For diocese’s 150th anniversary, Father Thomas Peterman releases updated book on its priests WILMINGTON — Seventeen years ago, when the Diocese of Wilmington was...

Risky papal behavior? Pope Francis calls interviews ‘a risk I...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Replying to questions and giving interviews are a “pastoral risk” Pope Francis said he is prepared to take, because...

Priest finds hope amid violence that has killed millions in Congo

Catholic News Service This story contains a description of a horrible act of violence QUEBEC CITY — For Father Gaston Ndaleghana Mumbere, the feast of the...

Saints and spies: Pope Pius XII’s secret war against Hitler

Catholic News Service ROME — Pope Pius XII, who some critics say remained silent during the Holocaust, played a pivotal role in coordinating covert spy...

Church’s credibility found in showing mercy, pope says in new book,...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Being ministers of God’s mercy, church members overcome “prejudice and rigidity,” taking risks like Jesus did in order to...

Considering Irish Americans without emerald-colored glasses

Catholic News Service “The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City” by James R. Barrett. Penguin Press (New York, 2012). 369 pp., $29.95. If you...

Biography depicts spiritual vibrancy of Maryknoll Sisters’ foundress

“On the Threshold of the Future: The Life and Spirituality of Mother Mary Joseph Rogers, Founder of the Maryknoll Sisters” by Claudette LaVerdiere, MM....

Tracing religious orders through church history

"The Lord as Their Portion: The Story of the Religious Orders and How They Shaped Our World" by Elizabeth Rapley. Wm B. Eerdmans Publishing...

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