Patrick: the saint who knew what it was like to be a slave

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) — Many know that Saint Patrick, bishop and missionary to Ireland, was once a slave — but few know of his heartfelt plea on behalf of girls and boys abducted into slavery.


LA archbishop illustrates topsy-turvy politics of Trump era

With the Donald Trump presidency we’re in a through-the-looking-glass moment in America, in which the previously implausible on multiple fronts has become the new normal. That includes the political profile of the U.S. Catholic bishops, and perhaps no one illustrates the point better than Archbishop José Gómez of Los Angeles.


More than 200 Korean martyrs are up for beatification

SEOUL, South Korea (CNA/EWTN News) — The first Bishop of Pyongyang, an American born-bishop, and numerous priests and laity are among the 213 who could be beatified and advanced on the way to sainthood under a process begun in South Korea.


Dorothy Day, as seen by her granddaughter

Dorothy Day, the co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement whose cause for canonization has been opened, is the subject of a new book by her own granddaughter, Kate Hennessy.


Late bishop's Little Black Book provides many with Lenten inspiration

ALLOUEZ, Wis. (CNS) — Every year, Catholics look for ways to observe the 40 days of Lent. Finding inspiration for prayer — one of the three Lenten faith traditions, along with fasting and almsgiving — is a top priority and one favorite source for many is the Little Black Book.