PONTIAC, Mich. (CNS) — There aren't many people who can get away with kidnapping a soon-to-be-saint, but Father Jim Kean managed it.
As the Year of Consecrated Life comes to an end, we look at the beginning of consecrated life in the Diocese of Fort Worth: the years between saying “yes” to God’s call and receiving Holy Orders as a priest.
VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Fr. Engelmar Unzeitig, a young priest with Czech roots serving in Germany and Austria, was arrested by the Nazis on April 21, 1941.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) — Father Patrick Behm of Le Mars confessed to being overwhelmed by all the attention. "I'm just happy being a simple priest," he insisted.
VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — The martyrdom of a 16th-century Samurai who died for his Catholic faith was approved this week by Pope Francis, making the Japanese warrior one among nine other causes that advanced toward sainthood.