ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Americans' skittishness about death is not lost on Dr. Wayne Thalhuber, a retired longtime hospice doctor. It's about goals, he said. "If our goal is to pray, reverence, and serve God in this world and the next, why are people so reticent about going there and being with Him?" he asked.
Gail Yager’s introduction to the Catholic faith was the gentle, compassionate voice of a Carmelite nun. Her name was Maria and she was the Mother Superior of a group of cloistered sisters living in a home-turned-monastery on Sunset Terrace near downtown Fort Worth. The year was 1976.
VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) -- Seven-year-old Carmen has an extraordinary story. Because of her, Blesseds Louis Martin and Zelie Guerin Martin, the parents of Saint Therese of Lisieux, were canonized Oct. 18.
VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) -- After last night’s synod session Pope Francis didn’t go back to his residence at the St. Martha house as usual, but instead decided to pop by the Vatican’s new dormitory for homeless men.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Obedience to God's commandments must be the response to his limitless love, but it is not a condition for his love and for the salvation he offers through Jesus, Pope Francis said.