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Pope Francis celebrates New Years Eve Vespers in St. Peter's Basilica on Dec. 31, 2014.

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

Aug 30, 2015

By Elise Harris

In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis said that merely obeying the rules isn’t enough to make us holy, but... Read more

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Want Christian unity? Deepen your own conversion, Pope says

Jan 24, 2015

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis told a group of religious men and women that they are the forerunners in working towards Christian unity,... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates mass for the solemnity of the Epiphany in St. Peter's Basilica on Jan. 6, 2015.

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

Jan 6, 2015

By Elise Harris

On the solemnity of the Epiphany, Pope Francis said that the journey of the three wise men reflects a path... Read more

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EWTN series to profile Catholics who 'come home'

Aug 27, 2014

The evangelization group Catholics Come Home is set to premiere a 13-episode television series that fosters engagement in the “New... Read more

Pope Francis at the May 15, 2013 general audience in St. Peter's Square.

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

Jun 29, 2014

During his Sunday Angelus on the Feast of Peter and Paul, Pope Francis called the faithful to open themselves to... Read more

Photograph of Wojciech Jaruzelski taken in 1968, around the time he became the Defence Minister of Poland.

Polish communist's reconciliation with Church hailed as joyous

Jun 18, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

The recent funeral Mass said for Wojciech Jaruzelski, who was a Polish military commander and communist politician during the Cold... Read more

   Votive candles in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Israel.

Bishop details secrecy of Christian conversions in Lebanon

Feb 12, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

According to a local bishop, numerous conversions of Muslims to Christianity occur every year in Lebanon but the true number... Read more

Pope Francis holds an audience with students from Jesuit-run schools in Italy and Albania in Paul VI Hall on June 7, 2013

'Poison' of jealousy destroys communities, stresses Pope

Jan 23, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his daily homily Pope Francis warned against the dangers of envy, explaining that it is a sin which fosters... Read more