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Ground zero cross.

The brutal, powerful 9/11 stories of Catholic priests

On the clear, sunny morning of Sept. 11, 2011, Fr. Kevin Madigan heard an explosion overhead.  Read more

Fr. Emil J. Kapaun.

Heroic Korean War priest remembered by prison-mate

A fellow prisoner of war has fondly recalled the heroism of Father Emil Kapaun, a U.S. Army chaplain who died... Read more

Arturo Martinez-Sanchez reads a statement at the press conference with one of his sons. Photo used with permission.

Catholic faith moves man to forgiveness after murder of wife and daughter

Arturo Martinez-Sanchez says he had no choice but to forgive the man suspected of sexually assaulting and killing his wife... Read more

Maria Pitman and her daughter Johannah. Photo courtesy of the Pitman Family.

'Mom of the Year' nominee refused abortion despite cancer battle

The women who were nominated for Walmart’s Canadian “Mom of the Year” contest have many outstanding qualities, but few can... Read more

The late Irena Sendler.

Tribute concert held for Catholic who saved Jewish children

A concert was held July 5 at the Melbourne Recital Centre to remember Irena Sendler, the Polish Catholic who saved... Read more