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Read the full text of Blessed Pope Paul VI's Closing Messages of Vatican II in honour of his canonization taking place on October 14, 2018. ...read more
As we celebrate the memorial of St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, read this beautiful prayer written by Pope St. John Paul II in 2004. ...read more
Matteo Ciofi reports from Rome on how the Vatican is celebrating the feast of St. Joachim and St. Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. ...read more
To help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae, the CCCB releases a document to help put it in context of today's world - and other stories. ...read more
Read about Benedict and Scholastica - two holy twins - and how our siblings can inspire us to carry out Jesus' great commandment. ...read more
Read Sebastian Gomes' article on St. Thomas More, who lived in turbulent times and is a model for the Christian citizen of today. ...read more
Read about St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher: two heroic saints who defied a tyrannical king and gave their lives rather than act against their conscience. ...read more
St. Anthony of Padua was known for many things, including his preaching. Here are 10 inspiring quotes from St. Anthony to celebrate his feast day. ...read more
Read this reflection on the life of St. Anthony of Padua and his example of holiness during a time of sickness and shipwreck. ...read more
What does it mean to be a martyr? That’s the question we tried to answer last week. It’s a question that we all need to think about because it is directly related to following Christ. If we want to follow Jesus, He said, we must pick up our Cross. Following Jesus will always lead to ...read more