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'A sense of conversion' - A bishop reflects on the Mundelein retreat

Jan 11, 2019

By Carl Bunderson

Praying daily before the Eucharist with more than 250 other U.S. bishops was, for Bishop James Wall of Gallup, the... Read more

Pope Francis prostrates himself before the altar of St. Peter's Basilica at the opening of the Good Friday liturgy, March 25, 2016.

Mercy will save the world: papal preacher's Good Friday meditation

Mar 25, 2016

By Ann Schneible

Remembering this week's deadly terror attack in Brussels, the papal preacher centered his Good Friday reflection on mercy's role in... Read more

Pope Francis listens as Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the Pontifical Household, delivers a sermon in the Apostolic Palace, Dec. 4, 2015.

With Advent here, the papal preacher has a how-to guide for seeking Christ

Dec 4, 2015

The Preacher of the Pontifical Household’s first sermon for the Advent season was a striking reminder of the Christian’s need... Read more

Pope Francis listens as Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, preaches for the liturgy celebrating the Day of Prayer for Care of Creation in St. Peter's Basilica, Sept. 1, 2015.

Pope listens to what Francis of Assisi can teach us about creation

Sep 1, 2015

By Elise Harris

On the first World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the preacher to the papal household said that... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, in St. Peter's Square, March 24, 2013.

True charity gives people God, not bread alone, cardinal says

Nov 13, 2014

By Elise Harris

Cardinal Robert Sarah has stressed the link between charity and preaching the Gospel, saying that while the practical needs of... Read more