Globally, religious persecution is Christian persecution - First in a series of occasional articles examining the persecution of Christians around the world.
"We have opened the Holy Door, here and in all the cathedrals of the world. Even this simple sign is an invitation to joy. It begins a time of the great forgiveness. It is the Jubilee of Mercy." - Pope's Homily at St. John Lateran
The Reality of World Religion: God Wins - Is there more faith than not in the world?
Five Things an 87-Year-Old Nun Taught Me About Living Life to the Fullest
The Year We All Talked About the Catholic Church - In 2015, Pope Francis generated exactly the culture of dialogue he wanted: all-inclusive and yet notably Catholic.
Animal images on St. Peter’s Basilica charm and alarm
US Vice President Joe Biden makes flying visit to Ireland – to attend mass
The Martyrs’ Field
Pope Francis Carries on Reforms, But Real Revolution Is Continuity
Pope Francis Deconstructs the Narrative on His Pontificate
Can Christians Profess Faith in Islam in Order to Save Their Lives? - Denying one's faith is a serious thing, but not everyone is given the gift of martyrdom.
Is Mercy Possible in a World That Does Not Believe in Sin? - God loves us unconditionally, anticipating our repentance before we even believe in sin.
17 sainthood, beatification causes advance
The first-ever Orthodox Vesper service is celebrated at the Cologne Cathedral