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No one is beyond conversion, Abby Johnson tells Georgetown students

Apr 21, 2016 - 04:54 pm .- No matter how deeply someone may be entrenched in the culture of death, they are never beyond the loving reach of Christ, said former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson to a group of Georgetown University students on Wednesday.  

Pope: Humiliations can 'open the heart', as they did for Saint Paul

Apr 15, 2016 - 04:35 pm .- Pope Francis on Friday encouraged Christians to embrace the humiliations that God allows in our lives to draw us closer to him and open our hearts, just as Saul did after he was knocked down on the road to Damascus.

How a sketchbook led one Chinese woman to the Catholic faith

Apr 6, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Yan Xu is an artist from the central China city of Wuhan. What she drew one day would change her life.

Pope Francis: It's never too late for conversion

Feb 28, 2016 - 06:46 am .- God's patience towards sinners is without limit, yet the time for conversion is now, Pope Francis said during his Sunday Angelus address at the Vatican.

Priest: Pray for jihadists' conversion – one of them could be a future St. Paul

Jan 23, 2016 - 04:52 pm .- French spiritual writer Father Jacques Philippe says there is only one thing that can end violence.

Even the saints had sin in their past, Pope Francis recalls

Jan 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm .- Even great saints had at times succumbed to sin, Pope Francis said Tuesday during his Mass at the chapel of the Santa Marta residence.

Pope Francis: conversion isn't just an appearance – it's a matter of the heart

Aug 30, 2015 - 07:07 am .- In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis said that merely obeying the rules isn’t enough to make us holy, but that if we truly want to serve God our conversion has to be deeper, changing the heart.

Want Christian unity? Deepen your own conversion, Pope says

Jan 24, 2015 - 02:46 pm .- Pope Francis told a group of religious men and women that they are the forerunners in working towards Christian unity, which is something that first requires personal conversion, holiness and prayer.

True models of conversion: wise men believed in love, not worldly power

Jan 6, 2015 - 05:05 am .- On the solemnity of the Epiphany, Pope Francis said that the journey of the three wise men reflects a path of conversion taken by each person, in which God breaks the norm of our human expectations.

EWTN series to profile Catholics who 'come home'

Aug 27, 2014 - 08:02 pm .- The evangelization group Catholics Come Home is set to premiere a 13-episode television series that fosters engagement in the “New Evangelization” and interviews people who have recently returned to the Catholic faith.

Feast of Peter and Paul celebrates God's mercy, Pope says

Jun 29, 2014 - 09:39 am .- During his Sunday Angelus on the Feast of Peter and Paul, Pope Francis called the faithful to open themselves to the transforming power of God’s grace and mercy in their own lives.

Polish communist's reconciliation with Church hailed as joyous

Jun 19, 2014 - 12:11 am .- The recent funeral Mass said for Wojciech Jaruzelski, who was a Polish military commander and communist politician during the Cold War, has been received as an occasion for rejoicing.

Bishop details secrecy of Christian conversions in Lebanon

Feb 12, 2014 - 02:03 am .- According to a local bishop, numerous conversions of Muslims to Christianity occur every year in Lebanon but the true number is unknown because of the risk of social stigma and persecution.

'Poison' of jealousy destroys communities, stresses Pope

Jan 23, 2014 - 08:41 am .- In his daily homily Pope Francis warned against the dangers of envy, explaining that it is a sin which fosters bitterness against our brothers, stifles our joy and inhibits us from truly praising God.

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