John Paul II’s butler relates a miracle obtained through Wojtyla’s intercession
Church
April 25, 2018

John Paul II’s butler relates a miracle obtained through Wojtyla’s intercession

During an interview, Angelo Gugel also narrates when he witnessed an exorcism that the Polish pope performed in St. Peter's Square “John Paul II performed a miracle for me and for my family,” says Angelo Gugel, a butler who personally…
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Women need training in bioethics, says female Vatican official
Church
April 25, 2018

Women need training in bioethics, says female Vatican official

Undersecretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life reflects on how her new job is shaping up. The new undersecretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, Gabriella Gambino, granted one of her first interviews to…
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Doctors’ group: “Poor Alfie must not be killed this way”
News
April 25, 2018

Doctors’ group: “Poor Alfie must not be killed this way”

Physicians' group condemns "medical tyranny" as family appeals to take their son to Rome hospital Two days after his life support was withdrawn, Alfie Evans continues to cling to life, as his parents make a last-ditch appeal to allow him…
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BREAKING Alfie Evans granted Italian citizenship days after father’s meeting with Pope Francis
News
April 25, 2018

BREAKING Alfie Evans granted Italian citizenship days after father’s meeting with Pope Francis

A transfer to an Italian hospital could block plans to turn off the British toddler's life support The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has granted citizenship to Alfie Evans, the seriously ill British toddler who has been at the center…
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Mexican priest shot dead while hearing confession
News
April 25, 2018

Mexican priest shot dead while hearing confession

The second such murder in a week, this brings the number of murdered Mexican clergymen to 23 in the last 6 years A young Roman Catholic priest was gunned down in Saint Pio of Pietrelcina church, in Tlajomulco de Zuniga,…
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This is what exorcisms are really like
Articles
April 25, 2018

This is what exorcisms are really like

A basic overview of the Rite of Exorcism. Hollywood loves to exploit Catholic exorcisms. Dozens of movies and TV shows highlight the sacred rite, but do so in an overly dramatic way, focusing almost entirely on the extraordinary phenomenon that…
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Rarely seen photos of Padre Pio, a humble mystic who bore the wounds of Christ
Articles
April 25, 2018

Rarely seen photos of Padre Pio, a humble mystic who bore the wounds of Christ

These photos reveal a holy priest who received extraordinary spiritual gifts to serve the people of God. St. Pio of Pietrelcina (more commonly known as “Padre” Pio), was a humble Italian priest God chose to work through to accomplish extraordinary…
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When should Catholics genuflect in a church?
Articles
April 25, 2018

When should Catholics genuflect in a church?

The gesture is performed at specific times and has deep symbolism. For Catholics in the Roman Rite of the Church, bending the knee to the ground is a common gesture that is steeped in religious symbolism. It is an ancient…
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Pray this angelic prayer for protection from all harm
Articles
April 25, 2018

Pray this angelic prayer for protection from all harm

This ancient prayer asks the angels to "encompass us beneath the wings of your immaterial glory." Angels are all around us, whether we realize it or not. This includes not only our guardian angels, appointed to us at our birth,…
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Francis reveals a secret fault religious people often have
Articles
April 25, 2018

Francis reveals a secret fault religious people often have

It's a temptation Christians have been falling into for millennia. Are you falling too? I have a problem. Pope Francis says I might not be alone. You might have it too. I know a lot about my faith, but I’m…
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