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The DeVine Family. Courtesy of the DeVine Family.

How a search for a church, and for truth, led this Protestant family to Catholicism  

Jun 29, 2019

By Jenny Uebbing

Allison DeVine’s conversion began in a preschool classroom.  Read more

Ryan Prasad and Bob Buckham at St. Mary's. Courtesy of Ryan Prasad.

'I've encountered Him' - how one inmate lost everything and found Christ

Apr 18, 2019

By Kate Veik

Ryan Prasad desperately wanted to change his life.  Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square Nov. 14, 2018.

Pope Francis: Conversion requires a resolve to sin no more

Apr 7, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Sunday emphasized the need for people to have a firm resolve to change their lives when they ask... Read more

Under pressure, UK to reconsider asylum application of Iranian Christian

Mar 25, 2019

The British Home Office has agreed to reconsider the asylum claim of an Iranian Christian, after it was shown on... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square March 20, 2019.

Pope Francis tells Catholics not to abuse God's mercy

Mar 24, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

The mercy of God is not an invitation to “spiritual laziness,” but requires a sincere and prompt response from those... Read more

The Petiprin family with Fr. John Hammond. Courtesy photo.

How this Episcopalian’s own book convinced him to become Catholic

Jan 3, 2019

By Perry West

An Episcopalian priest set out to write a book on finding and understanding the Gospel’s truth. Now, after he and... Read more

Father Juan de Cáceres (right) during his priestly ordination.

From bartender to priest: 'God is very insistent!'

Dec 17, 2018

How do you go from being a bartender who has not attended Mass for 15 years to becoming a priest?  Read more

Pope Francis makes the Sign of the Cross April 18, 2018.

Pope Francis: Advent demands conversion, recognizing our mistakes

Dec 9, 2018

By Courtney Mares

“To prepare the way for the Lord who comes, it is necessary to take into account the demands of conversion,”... Read more

Princess Alexandra of Hanover at the Rose Ball 2018 in Monte Carlo, Monaco, March 24, 2018.

Monegasque princess removed from British line of succession for becoming Catholic

Oct 1, 2018

Princess Alexandra of Hanover, a member of the royal family of Monaco, has reportedly been removed from her distant place... Read more

Pope Francis receives absolution during a penitential celebration at St. Peter's Basilica, March 28, 2014.

Pope to theologians: Spiritual conversion should precede pastoral solutions

Jul 27, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

On moral, theological issues, conversion of heart – in Greek, metanoia – should take place before the development of pastoral... Read more

Pope Francis prays in Krakow Poland on July 27, 2016.

Pope on first Sunday of Lent: Now is the time for conversion

Feb 18, 2018

Lent is a time to face our temptations and be converted by the Gospel, Pope Francis said in his Angelus... Read more

For former abortion workers, kindness changes hearts

Jan 19, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Myra Neyer used to work a medical assistant at Planned Parenthood Baltimore. Today, she has left the abortion industry and... Read more

Priest collar.

Arlington priest reveals former KKK membership, takes voluntary leave of absence

Aug 22, 2017

An Arlington priest revealed Monday that he was a former member of the Ku Klux Klan before converting while in... Read more

Jubilee audience in St. Peter's Square with Pope Francis on Nov. 12, 2016.

Conversion is a journey of action, Pope says

Mar 14, 2017

Pope Francis urged Catholics in Tuesday’s homily not only to avoid evil, but to pursue good in concrete actions, likening... Read more

Pope Francis embraces Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan, President of the Lutheran World Federation-during a joint prayer service at the cathedral in Lund Oct. 31, 2016.

Conversion is a prerequisite to ecumenism, Pope Francis says

Jan 19, 2017

By Elise Harris

For Pope Francis, personal conversion is pretty much the key to the Church’s success in all of her activities, from... Read more

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's square for the general audience Sept. 21, 2016.

Pope Francis' reform plan can be boiled down to this one thing

Dec 24, 2016

By Elise Harris

If there's anything Pope Francis' recent 12-point plan for the reform of the Roman Curia shows, it's that while his... Read more

How a sketchbook led one Chinese woman to the Catholic faith

Yan Xu is an artist from the central China city of Wuhan. What she drew one day would change her... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for a Jubilee audience on November 12, 2016.

Prepare for Christmas by conversion, Pope tells Advent Angelus crowd

Dec 4, 2016

The proclamation of John the Baptist to “Repent, for the Kingdom of God is at hand” is a joyful one... Read more

Pope Francis at the Jubilee Audience in St. Peter's Square on April 9, 2016.

In service, conversion of heart is the first step, says Pope Francis

Oct 10, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

In this transitory and often difficult life, it is necessary to have Christ as the center of everything you do,... Read more

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square for the Jubilee of Mercy audience, June 18, 2016.

Pope: Authentic conversion only comes from Christ

Jun 18, 2016

By Ann Schneible

Recognizing the needs of others is a sign of genuine conversion, which only happens when the heart is ready to... Read more