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This Ohio mystic mentored Mother Angelica. Was she a saint?

Sep 28, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Rhoda Wise, the mystic visionary and reputed stigmatic and miracle worker who played a key role in the life of Mother Angelica, is now the focus of a diocesan inquiry as one of the first steps towards possible canonization.

The modern – and little known – miracles of Padre Pio

Sep 22, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Known around the globe as simply “Padre Pio,” Saint Pio of Pietrelcina has been called one of the “most active” saints in the Church, and continues to work miracles for those who pray through his intercession.

The heart of Padre Pio is coming to Boston. Yes, really.

Sep 9, 2016 - 05:03 pm .- The Capuchin keepers of the relics of the late mystic Padre Pio are sending the saint’s heart to Boston for his feast day.

Mother Teresa has officially been declared a saint!

Sep 4, 2016 - 02:40 am .- Pope Francis on Sunday officially declared Mother Teresa of Calcutta a saint of the Catholic Church in front of thousands of pilgrims in St. Peter's Square – a move the entire world has been waiting for.

Mother Teresa 'radically loved her neighbor'

Aug 31, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Mother Teresa didn't try to solve all of the world's problems: she simply lived her life in radical service and love of her neighbor, expecting God to take care of the rest, said her spiritual advisor.

In rare interview, Benedict XVI names his favorite saints

Aug 26, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Since he resigned from the papacy over three years ago, Benedict XVI rarely gives interviews. In a recent exception, however, the former pontiff took the time to chat not only about his successor, but the saints who've accompanied him throughout his life.

Sale of saint relics on eBay sparks Catholic outcry

Aug 12, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Ryan Scheel was shopping for a rosary on eBay when one listing caught him off guard.

Mary Magdalene – 'Apostle to the Apostles' – gets upgraded feast day

Jul 22, 2016 - 03:57 am .- Faithful to the wish of Pope Francis, a new decree has bumped the liturgical celebration honoring St. Mary Magdalene from a memorial to a feast, putting her on par with the apostles.

The tale of Fr. Brochero: Gaucho priest, devil's worst nightmare

Jul 14, 2016 - 03:03 am .- If Jose Brochero doesn't sound like a Gaucho name, nothing does.

Saint Maria Goretti calls us to be 'witnesses of forgiveness'

Jul 6, 2016 - 06:01 am .- Pope Francis has marked the feast of the young martyr St. Maria Goretti by calling the faithful to follow her example and be forgiving to those who wrong them.

Saints, martyrs and the cross – Archbishop Gomez on true freedom

Jul 6, 2016 - 12:42 am .- As church leaders rallied U.S. Catholics to defend their faith against an increasingly antagonistic society and government, the relics of Blessed Oscar Romero and St. Junipero Serra made an appearance at the Los Angeles cathedral.

This 400 year-old saint's story won big at a Rome film festival

Jun 28, 2016 - 06:03 am .- When EWTN director James Kelty produced a film about the first Native American saint Kateri Tekakwitha, he didn’t know that it would be recognized at one of the largest Catholic film festivals in the world.

Who was Elizabeth of the Trinity? The story behind a new saint

Jun 21, 2016 - 03:03 am .- Pope Francis acknowledged a miracle worked through the intercession of Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, a Carmelite nun of the 20th century, paving the way for her canonization likely later this year.

New saints show the power of Jesus' resurrection, Pope Francis says

Jun 5, 2016 - 04:30 am .- St. Stanislaus of Jesus and Mary and St. Maria Elizabeth Hesselblad are key examples of how to unite oneself to Jesus’ Passion and death, as well as the power of his resurrection, Pope Francis said Sunday, after canonizing the two.

A goodbye to 'Mama Irene,' the woman who adopted 58 kids

Jun 1, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Irene Bertoni was 18 years-old during World War II. And it was at this tumultuous time that she discovered God's vocational call for her to be a mother.

A step closer to sainthood for Dorothy Day

Apr 20, 2016 - 11:34 am .- A new stage has begun in the process toward possible canonization for Dorothy Day, the founder of the Catholic Worker Movement.

Meet the 'Mother Teresa' of 14th century Rome

Mar 20, 2016 - 04:02 am .- Although she's not as well known outside of Rome, Saint Francesca Romana has been lauded as a woman whose charity and service to the poor rival those of the modern-day, soon-to-be saint Mother Teresa.

It's official – Mother Teresa will be canonized September 4

Mar 15, 2016 - 03:57 am .- After months of anticipation, the date of Mother Teresa’s canonization has finally been announced. It falls on Sept. 4, which this year will also mark a special jubilee for workers and volunteers of mercy.

Fight in Italy over saint's jewels 'completely misleading'

Mar 13, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- Reports that the valuable treasure of St. Januarius will be placed in the hands of the Vatican rather than the city of Naples are inaccurate, says a monsignor who oversees the assets.

This priest from Oklahoma was a martyr – here's his powerful story

Feb 18, 2016 - 03:02 am .- “Padre, they've come for you.”

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