Body builder

Monica Ashour is reading her fourth copy of St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. She wore out her first three copies, and her current edition is dog-eared and filled with sticky notes.

The Siena Option: What one saint did in the face of a troubled Church

Siena, Italy (CNA/EWTN News) — When St. Catherine of Siena was alive in 14th century in what is now Italy, it looked like it was the end of the world.

The brutal, powerful 9/11 stories of Catholic priests

New York City, N.Y. (CNA/EWTN News) — On the clear, sunny morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Fr. Kevin Madigan heard an explosion overhead. He grabbed oils for anointing, ran out the door of St. Peter's parish in New York City, and wandered towards the center of the commotion – the World Trade Center only a block away.

Two decades and counting

When Becci Sheptock went to the very first Camp Fort Worth in 1998, she didn’t know what to expect. The large gathering of 70 young people and their adult leaders introduced her to a Church family that went beyond the parish.

How more Catholic schools are looking to minimize screen time

Not long ago, introducing more technology into the classroom meant allowing third graders to play 15 minutes of Oregon Trail during recess time. In recent years, particularly after the emergence of smartphones and other mobile devices circa 2012, for many schools it has meant an iPad for every student, laptops in every classroom.