BLOG: The New Evangelization
You see, the Catholic Church has extraordinary soap: the gospel, the sacraments, prayer. The gospel read and lived; the sacraments celebrated in the right way; prayer well used, would be a marvellous soap, capable of making us all saints. We are not all saints, because we have not used this soap enough. Let us try more
Today we had the great pleasure to receive Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan of Abuja, Nigeria. He is pictured here with producers Sebastian Gomes, Charles Le Bourgeois and CEO Father Thomas Rosica, CSB. Photo credit: Joshua Lanzarini more
In the spirit of the Superbowl celebrations today, we thought we’d share this fun photo from the Catholic News Service photo archives. Franciscan Sister Sean Marie Tobin is all smiles as she joins Green Bay Packers’ players on the turf at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., January 12, 2008 for the coin toss. Sister more
Are you called Carlo? My first name is also Carlo, and so we belong to the same family, the family of all those whose name is Carlo. But did you work to build this church? You did? I imagine you worked very hard. But I tell you that you are still building this church. Because more
President John F. Kennedy is pictured with Pope Paul VI at the Vatican in this undated photo. Fifty years after Kennedy campaigned to become the first Catholic U.S. president, much has changed about the religious makeup of the American political scene. Photo description & credit: CNS more
2567 God calls man first. Man may forget his Creator or hide far from his face; he may run after idols or accuse the deity of having abandoned him; yet the living and true God tirelessly calls each person to that mysterious encounter known as prayer. In prayer, the faithful God’s initiative of love always more
Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins, accompanied by their wives, meet with Pope Paul VI at the Vatican Oct. 16, 1969. The pope called the Apollo 11 mission — the first time man reached the moon — a “sublime victory.” Photo description & credit: CNS more
CNS file photo Pope Paul VI watches the moon landing at Castelgandolfo on 21 July, 1969. more
CNS file photo CNS description: Archbishop Karol Wojtyla receives the cardinal’s red biretta from Pope Paul VI at the beginning of the consistory in the Sistine Chapel June 26, 1967. The future Pope John Paul II had a warm relationship with Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini), who served as a priest in Warsaw in more