Saint Maximillian Kolbe

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

Don't be held back: Pope calls Christians to be set ablaze by the Holy Spirit

The Church does not need “cold or lukewarm Christians” who are held back by fear, Pope Francis said Sunday; it... Read more

Maximilian Kolbe, Edith Stein. Public Domain via Wikipedia.

Heroism and sacrifice: The Catholic history of Auschwitz

Pope Francis sat quietly in one of Auschwitz's most ominous prison cells, praying in what had been the inhumane living... Read more