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S+L BLOG: Lent 2015,Pope Francis,Prayer,Saints and Blesseds,Weekly News Round-up



This week we learned that Pope Benedict had wanted Jorge Bergoglio as Secretary of State at the Vatican. Sebastian Gomes explains why he's not surprised. ...read more
Out of 12 men chosen to be his Apostles, Jesus called two men named Yakob. In English we call them James. But which one is which? ...read more
A reflection by Scott Harris on Saint Mary Magdalene, a role model for all Christians. ...read more
Read all about Blessed Giuseppina Vannini, founder of the Daughters of Saint Camillus, who will be canonized by Pope Francis on October 13. ...read more
Read all about Blessed Mariam Thresia - India's newest saint - who will be canonized by Pope Francis on October 13th. ...read more
On this anniversary of Pope Francis' visit to Lampedusa in 2013, read about the importance of this historic visit and how it has marked his pontificate. ...read more