Pope Francis gives up papal summer residence at Castel Gandolfo

An unexpected decision ends a tradition dating back 420 years, at least for now

How to recognize when you’ve fallen into gossip, and pull out of it before you sink

Gossip sells the dignity of others, but dehumanizes us for the purchase

Amy Peterson

Life lessons from new saint Lodovico Pavoni

The 19th-century Dominican-trained priest was canonized this week by Pope Francis. Pavoni's work feeding and educating…

A child of rape asks “Why?”

When your life seems like "a perverse cosmic joke," you need reminding that God wanted you.

Cerith Gardiner

‘The Walking Dead’: why am I so faithful to this shocking show?

This show is so far removed from the virtues of humanity I believe in ...…

Who are we? Remembering our Catholic conviction in politically troubling times

Dietrich von Hildebrand's questions about who we elect to lead us, and what that says about us, are relevant again

Trump and Hillary: Saint-makers

At America’s dark moment, this ‘Mercy Priest’ sees great hope

What this Catholic learned from a morning with some Evangelical kids

If I asked my own kids what their favorite Bible passage was, and why, what would they say?


Tune in! Cecilia’s first “Live from the World” concert set for tomorrow

Brazilian Catholic singer Jusliana de Paula will play a live pocket show on Tuesday, October 25

Amore Infinito album transforms John Paul II’s poetry into song

The little-known Plácido Domingo album features Josh Groban and Andrea Bocelli

“We’re here because of John Paul II,” shares rock band frontman

Testimony of a band with roots in Medjugorje and the lead singer born thanks to the pope’s intercession

You’ve probably never heard this version of Thomas Aquinas’s famous eucharistic hymn

A fittingly angelic version of the song written for Corpus Christi