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.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- More than a month before Pope Francis was scheduled to arrive in the United States, his ride landed on U.S. shores.