Once abandoned himself, Kenyan man now shelters thousands of kids

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Charles Mully has had an incredible life story. And he's not finished yet.


British Benedictine, 82, creates mural to capture order's charisms

LONDON (CNS) — When Mother Joanna Jamieson went back to art school after more than 60 years in a Benedictine convent, she was likened by one British national newspaper to an "intergalactic time traveler" who hadn't heard a record by the Beatles or seen a James Bond film.


For homeless woman, Rome trip proves that 'good things can happen'

Rome, Italy (CNA) — After a long struggle with alcoholism and homelessness, Melanie Medina has turned her life around. She said that a recent pilgrimage to Rome has proven that change is possible, and that “good things can happen.”


'They killed a man but created a saint,' prelate says of slain priest

ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Retired Archbishop Harry J. Flynn was rector of Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland, when he got a call in 1979 from an old friend from the seminary, asking if he could visit for a week.


Who was St. Peter Claver, whose tomb the Pope will visit this week?

CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA (CNA/EWTN News) — During his trip to Colombia, Pope Francis will visit Sept. 10 the home and shrine of St. Peter Claver, a Spanish missionary priest and fellow Jesuit who is the patron saint of Colombia.