PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- As lecterns go, it is strictly utilitarian, a simple walnut stand with none of the ornamentation commonly found in mid-19th-century furnishings.
Crossing the threshold into the modest brick building at 1005 E. Terrell feels like entering a dimension where time stands still. The crowded foyer conveys a sense of some arrested activity: An upright piano tucked into one corner holds only a few of the bulletins, newspapers, boxes, books, and pamphlets inching their way toward the rooms flanking the entrance.
SANTA FE (CNA/EWTN News) – The original Billy the Kid, a notorious bank and stage-coach robber of the Wild West, met his match in the most unlikely of people when he met Sister Blandina Segale.
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.
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.