During times of freedom or persecution, the Gospel is needed to bring meaning, fullness and hope to life, Pope Francis said. Speaking about his
Mary’s assumption into heaven was a special sign of God’s favor, but it also indicates God’s desire to save all people, body and soul,
By Pope Francis Like stained glass windows, the saints allow the light of God to permeate the darkness of sin in the world, Pope
By Cindy Wooden, Catholic New Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) – “Let us beg the Lord, God of mercy and peace, to free the world from
VATICAN CITY — In his first Angelus address since announcing his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI asked for prayers and mentioned how unusual a period it is for him and for the church, but he did not explicitly talk to pilgrims about his resignation.