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Papal parenting guide: Francis delivers his own how-to for families

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis knows the family is made up of real people living in the real world, which is why he often gives down-to-earth advice. The Catholic Church has long taught that the family is a school of humanity — the first and best place to learn about love and respect.

Why this former rock journalist authored a book about chastity

WASHINGTON (CNA) -- One day, when Dawn Eden was 31-years-old, she ventured into the section of a bookstore that she had never visited before. This journey into the store was somewhat out of character for Eden, who preferred listening to rock music instead of delving into books.

Statue of Archbishop Sheen meant to inspire new generation of devotees

DUBLIN (CNS) -- An Irish artist commissioned to craft a bigger-than-life monument of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen for New York's famous St. Malachy Church-The Actors' Chapel hopes the work will inspire a new generation of devotees to the archbishop.

Media-savvy bishop-designate is appointed in Los Angeles

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In an era where Catholics are pretty much an afterthought on television, the sight of any cleric on the small screen almost immediately evokes thoughts of "the next Bishop Sheen" — the 1950s prime-time inspirational program host Archbishop Fulton Sheen.

For those considering religious life, Vocation Awareness Program provides answers, community

Eighteen-year-old Joseph didn’t spend June 26-28 weekend going to the beach or Six Flags with friends. Instead of enjoying typical summer amusements, the St. Andrew parishioner packed a bag and traveled to the University of Dallas in Irving to take part in a Vocation Awareness Program (VAP).