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Forty years after martyrdom, El Salvador bishop St. Oscar Romero continues...

WASHINGTON — In life, El Salvador’s St. Oscar Romero had an open line of communication with the church in the United States, whose leaders...

What does Pope Francis mean when he calls for ‘parrhesia’?

On a number of occasions over the past six and a half years, Pope Francis has called his listeners to live out the Gospel...

What makes a politician Catholic? Not party affiliation, but promoting good,...

VATICAN CITY -- What makes a politician "Catholic" is not party affiliation, but dedication to promoting the common good, particularly through listening to and...

Virginia teen draws on faith to create saintly digital illustrations

DUMFRIES, Va. — For high school student Rebecca Pohlmeier, it all started with her love of St. Therese of Lisieux and drawing. Now Pohlmeier, a...

Masses, celebrations in U.S. mark canonization of St. Romero

WASHINGTON — With a Mass, processions and fellowship, about 800 people, mostly immigrants, gathered at the Shrine of the Sacred Heart Church in Washington...

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