WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Pope Francis gave words of affirmation and encouragement to predominantly Hispanic audiences gathered in Los Angeles, Chicago, and a small town on the U.S.-Mexico border who had little clue they had been selected for a “virtual audience” with the pope.
As recently as two generations ago, Catholic schools were largely staffed and run by sisters. That time has passed, but several orders still work in education in our diocese, bringing a deeper dimension of spirituality and a unique perspective on living our faith to the students who are blessed by them.
LIMA, PERU (CNA/EWTN News) -- The face of the first saint of the New World may be better known than ever, thanks to a team of scientists that has analyzed the skull of Saint Rose of Lima.
WASHINGTON -- When Pope Francis approaches the Catholic Charities building in downtown Washington during his U.S. visit in September, he will encounter a "homeless person" covered in a blanket laying on a park bench.
PITTSBURGH (CNA/EWTN News) -- Nestled in a sleepy neighborhood in the hills rising over Pittsburgh lies a small chapel. Inside St. Anthony’s Chapel lies a piece from the Crown of Thorns, a tooth of St. Anthony of Padua, and more than 5,000 other verified relics, or remains, of saints from around the world.