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Paul VI, saint of healing unborn babies, will be celebrated each May 29

The date is not his day of death, which is often chosen for saints, but the anniversary of his priestly ordination

The first pope to be photographed was not afraid of new technology

Some were wary, but Pius IX had no qualms with his picture being taken.

He was given just months to live … until he started a special project and “met God”

A dying veteran decided that in whatever time he had left, he'd make a difference where he lived.

As members of a universal Church, we can’t be overly tied to geography

St. John Lateran dates back to Constantine, and the Church beyond Rome has celebrated its dedication since 1565.

10 Timeless names for your baby boy inspired by historical popes

Let these baptismal names of famous popes inspire your family's quest ...

Pope visits pope emeritus prior to another pope’s canonization

St. Pope Paul VI (as of Sunday) was the pope who made Ratzinger a cardinal

Meet Bepi: The oldest of a poor family who started parish formation classes and carried candy in his pockets

We know him as Pope St. Pius X, but his beginnings were humble, such that he reacted to being named a cardinal with "anxiety, terror and humiliation."

The day the pope gave up his papal tiara to feed the poor

In 1964 Pope Paul VI abandoned the tradition of wearing an ornate, bejeweled crown.

The Chinese faithful pray with the pope

Photo of the Day: June 10, 2018

Here’s a unique look at the popemobile throughout the centuries

Check out these photos: from horse-drawn carriage to modern Mercedes!

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