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Five priests martyred by Paris Commune beatified after 152 years

The five priests, murdered by revolutionaries in 1871, were a sign of hope and a warning to Christians today, said Cardinal Marcello Semeraro

Married Saints: There’s Hope for Us Yet!

As Catholics, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that to that the REALLY holy people are only religious celibates. Afterall, most...

The danger of believing

Bishop James Su Zhimin of Baoding in Hebei province, China, was last seen in 2003 – and by accident. He was discovered by his family...

White House honours anniversary of St Thomas Becket’s martyrdom

The White House acknowledged religious believers everywhere who suffer persecution for their faith, particularly Cardinal Joseph Zen of Hong Kong and Pastor Wang Yi of Chengdu, China, describing them as "tireless witnesses to hope."

Pope advances sainthood cause of Italian judge killed by Mafia

Pope Francis, who has been outspoken in condemning the Mafia, has also praised Livatino for the consistency "between his faith and his commitment to work" and pointed to him as a role model for those who work in the field of law.
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