Priests need to work on their ability to discern, says Pope Francis

"In life not all is black on white or white on black. No! The shades of gray prevail in life. We must teach them to discern in this gray area.”

Like a moth drawn to the flames of church candles

I’ve never been able to stop myself from lighting several of them, emptying my pockets into the donation box, and kneeling to pray with all the saints and souls in Purgatory I can think of

Christine Stoddard

10-year-old girl rescued from rubble of Italian earthquake

A light in the darkness of tragedy: Rescue workers hunted relentlessly through the debris from…

400 books on the history of art, ready to download (legally) for free

The Met’s website offers more than five decades of publications to stuff your hard drive

Bethanne Patrick

Inspiring, simple acts of back-to-school kindness (that you can do, too)

Want an antidote to the back-to-school madness? Take a cue from these kind people and…

5 Great things to watch on Netflix now (from a Catholic guy)

Looking for something to binge watch (without the kids!)?

Choosing between God and your boyfriend doesn’t have to be “either/or”

Katrina Fernandez "fixes it for you" with advice on finding your vocation

Catholic-Evangelical friendship can’t blind us to what they’re getting wrong

God knew what he was doing -- he didn't leave the Church to flounder until someone started writing books