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Dalù stands in St. Peter’s Square.

Finding God in Shanghai: a Chinese convert’s path to faith

At his baptism at a Catholic church in Shanghai, Dalù said that he “cried like a baby” knowing that his... Read more

The Aguilar family. Courtesy photo.

How family life led this couple back to the Catholic Church

With their children getting older, the Aguilars wanted to find a church home for their family. They visited a few... Read more

 Anthony Ascolese, with his confirmation sponsor Jeremy Moore. Courtesy photo

College freshmen found faith through friendship

The phenomenon is well-documented. When young Catholics go away to college, a troublingly high percentage of them stop practicing their... Read more

Deacon Drake McCalister, his family, and Bishop Jeffrey Montforton. Courtesy photo.

Deacon Drake: From Pentecostal preacher to Catholic priest

Deacon Drake McCalister is many things that most men about to become Catholic priests are not.  Read more

David Bereit, founder of 40 Days for Life, enters the Catholic Church on Easter.

Founder of 40 Days for Life enters Catholic Church on Easter

David Bereit, the founder of 40 Days for Life, entered the Catholic Church on Easter, giving thanks for the inspiration... Read more

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Record-breaking year for the Coming Home Network

Dedicated to serving Catholic converts, the network Coming Home, will meet the closing of the year with record-breaking membership numbers,... Read more

Mario Joseph speaks with Cristina Cosado on an episode of Changing Tracks. Screenshot.

Former imam: God saved me from torture after Christian conversion

A former Muslim imam who converted to Christianity believes that God protected him from death threats and torture at the... Read more

Jeanette Meyer.

Post-abortive woman finds healing, offers hope for unplanned pregnancies

The year was 1969,  three years before abortion became legal in America.  Read more

Monsignor Jeffrey N. Steenson.

Leader of Anglican ordinariate recalls joy of first year

Almost a year after being appointed to shepherd Anglican communities seeking to join the Catholic Church, Monsignor Jeffrey N. Steenson... Read more

(L to R) Steve Gunning as Deputy Kilgore, John Menchion as Elmo Tate, John Brooks as Claude Newman, Maria Vargo as Sister Lucy and Andy Fitzgerald as Father Robert O'Leary.

Play tells story of death row inmate's Marian visions

The story of a Mississippi death row inmate who admitted his guilt and converted to the Catholic faith after seeing... Read more

Legendary NHL referee Kerry Fraser poses with his award and Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield on Oct. 9, 2012.

Former NHL referee recalls how God changed his heart

Legendary referee Kerry Fraser is known for his trademark hairstyle and holds the record for most National Hockey League games... Read more

Poet Sally Read speaks with CNA in Rome on July 24, 2012.

Former atheist poet reveals details of her Catholic conversion

“Until two years ago, I was a really committed atheist and I really hated the Catholic Church,” said poet Sally... Read more

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Pope examines why Latin American Catholics join evangelical churches

Pope Benedict believes that Catholics who convert to evangelical Christianity often do so because they experience a lack of fervor,... Read more

A screenshot of Leah Libresco's last post on the Patheos atheist portal.

Author of atheist blog announces she will become Catholic

Blogger Leah Libresco, known for writing about ethics and religion from her perspective as an atheist, announced June 18 that... Read more