The Angel of Dachau: Pope Francis declares concentration camp priest a martyr

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.


Iowa priest goes viral for celebrating Mass for snow-bound group

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.


This sword-wielding Samurai just moved closer to sainthood

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.


Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word bring a healing touch through their ministry

If you lived in Texas in 1866, you would see people recovering from the ravages of the Civil War while enduring a rapidly spreading cholera epidemic. But the Bishop of Galveston, Claude Marie Dubuis, saw “Our Lord Jesus Christ, suffering in the persons of a multitude of the sick and infirm of every kind.”


Exorcist films should teach how God always conquers evil, exorcist says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Movies depicting exorcisms could be an important medium for showing how God always triumphs over evil, but instead, they misrepresent the faith and exaggerate human and satanic powers over God, a leading exorcist wrote in the Vatican newspaper.