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Pope Francis: St. Francis of Assisi ‘never stood still … never...

VATICAN CITY-- St. Francis of Assisi is known for loving and celebrating creation and for being a man of peace and poverty, Pope Francis...

Encounter: St. Francis of Assisi’s ’embracing the leper’ moment should guide...

Ten years ago, I traveled to Assisi, Italy, on pilgrimage, to follow in the footsteps of St. Francis. For days, we immersed ourselves in...

Ursuline Academy celebrates Feast of St. Francis of Assisi as fifth-grade...

WILMINGTON — Students at Ursuline Academy gathered to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi on Oct. 4. It was an opportunity for...

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Take nothing for your journey but...

Sunday Scripture readings, July 11, 2021 Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Am 7:12-15   Psalm 85:9-14 2) Eph 1:3-14 or 1:3-10   Gospel: Mk 6:7-13 Take nothing for your...

Two men named Francis offer guidance for media road map

VATICAN CITY — When Pope Francis met with a Catholic News Service delegation marking the agency’s 100th anniversary, he encouraged the agency to continue...

Baltimore’s Walters Art Museum showcases medieval missal used by St. Francis...

BALTIMORE -- More than eight centuries ago, St. Francis of Assisi and two companions randomly opened a prayer book three times inside their parish...

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;...

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