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Love

Does Love Really Exist, or Is It Only a Fantasy?

As much as we may denigrate love or deny its existence, we always seem to dream about that place where we can find it.

Have You Forgotten What Happiness Is?

We were made for truth, goodness, and beauty, all which can only be satisfied in God.

Kissing Ugliness

Pope Francis kissed ugliness because he wanted to, and that transformed desire proves that real, astounding inner change is possible. And if it is possible for him, it is possible for me and for you.

The Pope Moves the World Again Greeting Another Disfigured Man

Pope Francis publicly greets another man with a disfigured face. Does he remind anyone else of Jesus?

Pope Embraces Severely Disfigured Man

The man who was blessed by Pope Francis recalls the warmth and compassion of his encounter with the Holy Father.

The Top 6 Most Inspiring Moments of Francis’ Papacy – So Far

If actions speak louder than words, and a picture is worth a thousand of them, then Pope Francis is reaching the world in some of the most effective ways possible.

If Music Be the Food of Love, Play On

Arcade Fire seems to be so close to the Truth. What's holding them back?

Pakistani Muslims Form Human Chain to Protect Christians During Mass – Again

In the wake of a deadly attack on a Christian church in Pakistan, hundreds of Pakistani Muslims formed a human chain around a major church in a symbolic gesture of solidarity.

Use Money, Love People

Pope Francis has been reminding us of important aspects of the Church's social teaching, including the duty for employers to pay their employees a just wage.

Touch the Poor and Needy, Pope Tells Argentineans

“But the important thing is not looking at them from afar, or helping from afar. No, no! It is going to encounter them. This is the Christian! This is what Jesus taught: to go meet the most …