Mother Teresa - Official Canonization Portrait by Chas Fagan "Little children, come unto me." These words of Christ were also, in a very real way, the words of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. She
When young Catholics gathered in Madrid, Spain, in August 2011 for World Youth Day, Pope Benedict XVI had a surprise for them: the YOUCAT ("hipster" for "Youth Catechism"). Edited by Cardinal Christoph Schonborn, developed with
Mother Teresa - Official Canonization Portrait by Chas Fagan The official canonization portrait of Mother Teresa, which will be displayed at her canonization ceremony in Rome on Sunday September 4, was unveiled at 10:00 a.m. this
Today Catholics celebrate the Memorial of the Queenship of the Virgin Mary. Is this some idiosyncratic idea, unique to the Catholic Church? No. Pope Pius XII established August 22 as the Memorial of the Queenship
On Wednesday morning, August 17, Pope Francis established a new Pontifical Council on the Laity, the Family and Life, and appointed Dallas' Bishop Kevin Joseph Farrell as its head. Effective September 1, the new Vatican
On August 15, Catholics celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Most years (although not this year, since it falls on a Monday), the date is a holy day of obligation.
Peter, James and John climbed the mountain with Jesus to pray; and there they witnessed an unveiling of the divine glory of Christ. The miracle of the Transfiguration helped to strengthen the Apostles’ faith, revealing
Following up on a promise made last May in an address to 900 leaders of women's religious orders, Pope Francis has instituted a Commission for the Study of the Diaconate of Women. The new commission