This 18th-century prodigy was an intellectual of staggering brilliance, and a faithful Catholic servant of the poor.
He invented braille reading and writing using the same tool that had cost him his sight.
A poor student as a child, he became a ground-breaking scientist while maintaining his sense of faith.
Leaving behind everything he loved on earth, he "entered something seemingly no longer of it.”
This Irish priest with a love for golf became a vital part of the Rome Escape Line in WWII. Gregory Peck played him in 'The Scarlet and the Black.'
The Belgians and the French lay claim, but …
A French physician, known as a thoroughly kind and charitable man, also identified and named melanoma and advanced treatment for TB.
Little known creative endeavors might spur your own creative juices.
And why Catholic churches don't always have them.