by Sarah Metts
The murder of U.S. journalist James Foley, and the posting of a video of the murder on the internet this past Tuesday evening by the Islamic State is both heartbreaking and appalling. First of all, heartbreaking for his grieving family,...Read more +
by Elise Italiano
If the first year of Pope Francis’ pontificate could be characterized by one word, it would certainly be “joy.” The world has been awed by a man who has brought an infectious love for Christ and the gospel to people...Read more +
by Tina McCormick
Recently, a dear friend of mine asked me for advice. Her father had just been diagnosed with terminal cancer and, being a convert, she wasn’t sure which saint she should turn to in such a seemingly hopeless situation. Raised as a...Read more +
by Jennifer Manning
Boston. Beantown. Boston Strong. “The Athens of America.” Home of Red Sox Nation, Robert McCloskey’s Make Way for Ducklings, Cheers, and countless other cultural phenomena.
But in 2002, Boston unwittingly became known for something far less luminous—Boston became ground zero...Read more +
by Marianna Bartholomew
A prayer group in remote Kerala, India began a Holy Spirit work that is becoming a new power for peace and evangelization in North America.
Bengal tigers, elephants, 250 species of birds in just a handful of square miles –...Read more +
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