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Blessing of the animals brings pets, photos and toys together with...

Students at schools around the Diocese of Wilmington marked the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi by bringing their pets – or a reasonable...

On feast of St. Francis, Pope Francis joins Amazonians to plant...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis joined Amazonian church workers and indigenous people Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, to plant a...

Sister Mary Smith’s gift brings physical reminder of St. Ann School’s...

WILMINGTON — Visitors to St. Ann School in Wilmington have a new face greeting them this year, one that is a physical reminder of...

Ancient model for modern dialogue: St. Francis in the sultan’s court

VATICAN CITY — In Catholic chronicles, St. Francis of Assisi’s meeting with the sultan of Egypt 800 years ago is enmeshed in pious legends;...

Palestinian Catholic, modeling St. Francis, cares for abused animals

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — God gives everyone a mission, Diana George Babish said as she fielded a phone call about a dog who had...

Earliest followers of Christ rejected all violence and bloodshed: Anthony Magliano

By ANTHONY MAGLIANO “But to you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you,...

Sesquicentennial Pilgrimage April 16-26, 2018

Dialog Editor   Diocesan pilgrims will stop at Annecy, Rome, Assisi   Frankly speaking, the Diocese of Wilmington’s 150th Anniversary Pilgrimage to Annecy and Rome next spring will...

Forgive others and find peace, Pope Francis says at Assisi

ASSISI, Italy — Celebrating how God’s mercy has been experienced for 800 years in a tiny stone church in Assisi, Pope Francis said people...

Forgive others and find peace, Pope Francis says at Assisi

  ASSISI, Italy — Celebrating how God’s mercy has been experienced for 800 years in a tiny stone church in Assisi, Pope Francis said people...

Book review: History a refreshing departure from overly pious views of...

Catholic News Service "The Enthusiast: How the Best Friend of Francis of Assisi Almost Destroyed What He Started" by Jon M. Sweeney. Ave Maria Press...

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