He almost didn't answer the phone, but since doing so Jesuit Antonio Spadaro has formed a strong relationship with the pope
The killing of French priest Jacques Hamel follows a disturbing trend in violence
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As if a meet-up with the Pope isn't cool enough, there's also some virtual swag and opportunities!
You are probably hearing a lot about World Youth Day, the inspirational event for young people organized by the Catholic church, going on on this week. Here are some surprising facts about this years rich and historical host city.
In the Year of Mercy, the conference seeks to repair brokenness with workshops on pornography, homosexuality, and divorce
David Young says his life and work is because of "a calling from God"
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A pilgrim from Palestine on losing hope and being at WYD
On the papal flight to Poland, Francis shares his thoughts on world events and #WYD2016
This summer's dreadful headlines should prompt us to re-read the first epistle of the first pope
Families lament the absence of loved ones with the phantom pains of an amputee
Pope Francis sends a condolence letter to yet another place of horror
We treat politics as if it were religion and miss what the Church has to teach us
The young pilgrims in Legionowo near Warsaw learn to dance the polonaise, bake cakes, and speak a few words in Polish
It's the rare Hall of Famer who quotes from a papal encyclical
A handy list of facts about the country hosting World Youth Day 2016
Aleteia lets pilgrims share their first impressions of Poland; lots of information here as well...
Can someone become a saint in just a few months? This is the story of Carlotta, who embraced the cross with joy
Photo of the day
Fr. Rob Galea talks about mercy, messes, and messages in Krakow
WYD 2016: Yuli and Josh perform at the Halleluya Festival
Day 1 of Halleluya Festival brings together young people from every nation
#WYDChallenge is sweeping the internet and spreading the hype for WYD
Priest cut down by Islamist militants while celebrating Mass in Normandy remembered as "ray of sunshine."
The battle between dark and light, played out during Holy Mass. Pope is joined to the "pain and horror of this absurd violence"