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St. Peter’s example guides our lives of faith

I've always loved St. Peter. The first pope, the rock, the enthusiastic leader, the man who would jump first and think later, who would...

People must choose: path toward holiness or nothing, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Saints are not just the well-known men, women and young people on the liturgical calendar, Pope Francis said on the feast...

Authenticating and protecting relics: The new Vatican instruction

The significance of relics in the church is well crystallized by the Gospel story of the woman desperate to stop her bleeding who approached...

The world needs more saints

Most likely you are reading this shortly before the U.S. presidential election. America’s next leader will have the means at hand to do tremendous good...

Pope recognizes miracle needed to declare the Little Flower’s parents saints

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has approved a miracle so that, for the first time, a married couple can be canonized together. The...

Lent is a season for conversion

It’s time to decide to ‘turn your heart around’ in imitation of the saints   Lent is here and it is during this season that, in...

The saints of the season of Advent

Remember “The Love Boat?” It was a somewhat unfunny but long-running TV show that took some major and not so major celebrities and cast...

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