Blessed Anacleto González Flores didn't take up arms but worked tirelessly to fight the Mexican government's brutal treatment of Catholics
"We were the best little altar boys in the south Bronx. At least that is what Mother Mary Augustine told us."
In one of those strange twists, the deportation of priests by Nazis helped produce a modern saint
A policy meant to heal and protect brings its own damage
Take a moment on this Feast of the Holy Family to consider what it would have been like to be Mary's husband.
There is no logical explanation for what happened to my mother, who was minutes from death...
Dementia is a nether world, but there are patches of beauty, strewn like little islands, around what remains
The founder of an underground school for black children became a Catholic nun
The newspaper founder called the Church "the only place on this Continent where rich and poor, white and black, must drop prejudice at the threshold and go hand in hand to the altar.”
On the 53rd anniversary of JFK's assassination, Larry Peterson remembers his brush with the then future president of the United States.