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Pope Francis preaches at Vespers during a meeting with the 12th international pilgrimage of altar serves in St. Peter's Square, July 31, 2018.

Pope Francis to altar servers: Holiness is not for the lazy

Jul 31, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Everyone is called to pursue sainthood through living the Works of Mercy, though it is not for the weak of... Read more

Holiness: The fullness of the Christian life

Oct 10, 2017

By JD Flynn

Fifty-five years ago, on October 11, 1962, Pope St. John XXIII began the Second Vatican Council at St. Peter’s Basilica... Read more

Pope Saint John Paul II during his first papal visit to the United States in 1979. He is the founder of World Youth Days, which draw thousands of young Catholic pilgrims from all over the world.

Youth are dying for a challenge – give them one, US bishops told

Nov 10, 2014

By Matt Hadro

Young people are “crying out” for a challenge, and the Church must answer through saintly witness, the apostolic nuncio to... Read more