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Pope Francis blesses a child on Jan. 12, 2020.

Pope Francis: The world needs Catholics who go out, proclaim Jesus

Feb 2, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis spoke Sunday about the need for Catholics to be active in going out to announce the faith of... Read more

Jenna Guizar, her husband, and their four daughters. Photo

Why Blessed is She's founder says she's blessed

Dec 28, 2019

By Jenny Uebbing

“What makes Blessed is She different is that it’s not about one person, there is no cult of personality. It’s... Read more

Are millennial Christians really killing evangelization?

Dec 23, 2019

By Mary Farrow

Millennials are notoriously blamed for being killers of previously-thought-necessary industries and activities: Applebees. Napkins. Golf. Mayonnaise. Lunch. And so on.  Read more

Pope Francis on the popemobile Dec. 4, 2019.

Pope Francis on sharing the Christian message in 'reality'

Dec 6, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis spoke Friday about how the Gospel message must be based in concrete reality, through which Christ himself communicates... Read more

 Pope Francis venerating the Cross on Good Friday in St. Peter's Basilica on April 3, 2015.

Evangelization must start with encountering Jesus, pope says

Nov 30, 2019

Pope Francis on Saturday called for a “free and simple Church” which shares the Gospel without worrying about appearance or... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles at the USCCB autumn general assembly in Baltimore, Md., Nov. 12, 2019.

Archbishop Gomez: The Church belongs to Christ

Nov 21, 2019

Following his election as president of the US bishops' conference, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles has noted that what... Read more

Bishop George Pallipparambil presents the New Testament in Wancho to a parishioner at the Chrism Mass, March 27, 2015.

As Amazon synod nears end, conversations will affect situations elsewhere

Oct 25, 2019

By Matt Hadro

As the Amazon Synod considers the evangelization—and exploitation—of indigenous Amazonian tribes, the conversation reflects as well on what is happening... Read more

Pope Francis speaks at the general audience Oct. 23, 2019.

Pope Francis: Synodality brought pagans to 'reject idolatry'

Oct 23, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis said Wednesday that the first Christian evangelization of the pagans opened up “a very lively controversy” as the... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for World Missionary Day Oct. 20, 2019.

On World Mission Day, pope urges Catholics to share Christ's love with all

Oct 20, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Jesus Christ desires that all people know him and his love, and every Catholic has the mission of sharing this... Read more

Bishop Dom Adriano Ciocca Vasino of São Félix, Brazil.

Bishop in Brazil says he will ordain women to diaconate if pope permits it

Oct 12, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

A bishop participating in the Vatican’s Amazon Synod said Saturday he would ordain women in his communities as deacons if... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square Oct. 2, 2019.

Pope Francis: The Holy Spirit is essential to evangelization

Oct 2, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Guidance by the Holy Spirit is integral to sharing the Gospel with others and bringing them to Christ, Pope Francis... Read more

Online Japanese Catholics are looking for a digital shepherd

Sep 29, 2019

In the age of mass communication, the Catholic Church is finding previously unimagined opportunities for evangelization – namely, over the... Read more

Pope Francis.

Evangelization is about helping people know God's love, Pope Francis says

Sep 21, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Evangelization means first helping people to know God and to know his immense love for them, which is done in... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the German bishop during their ad limina visit at the Vatican, Nov. 20, 2015.

'The situation is dramatic': on the papal letter to Catholics in Germany

Jul 2, 2019

Monsignor Michael Fuchs, vicar general of the Diocese of Regensburg, has published a reflection on the letter Pope Francis has... Read more

Pope Francis meets with German bishops during their ad limina visit Nov. 20, 2015.

Pope Francis tells German Catholics to focus on evangelization

Jun 29, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis sent a 28-page letter to Catholics in Germany Saturday calling for a focus on evangelization in the face... Read more

Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki.

German cardinal thanks Pope Francis for his letter’s call to conversion

Jun 29, 2019

By Courtney Mares

German Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki thanked Pope Francis for ‘fearlessly’ calling Catholics in Germany to be a missionary church in... Read more

Bishop Robert Barron. Courtesy of DeChant-Hughes Public Relations.

It's time to fight for holiness, Bishop Barron tells 2019 Catholic grads

May 15, 2019

Contemporary America is “mission territory,” and young Catholics must step up to respond to the twin crises of Church corruption... Read more

Pope Francis waves in St. Peter's Square May 8, 2019.

The world needs new evangelizers, Pope Francis says

May 8, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Like Saints Cyril and Methodius shared the Gospel with the Slavic people in the 9th century, today the world is... Read more

Artist: Gerard van Honthorst. Public Domain.

How one diocese is inviting people back to the Church this Christmas

Dec 6, 2018

By Perry West

As part of a recent evangelization outreach, the Archdiocese of Detroit is launching a Christmas campaign to welcome Catholics who... Read more

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Curtis Martin focused on 'Making Missionary Disciples'

Sep 27, 2018

By Jonah McKeown

In a new book, evangelist Curtis Martin offers a plan to help equip the next "generation" of Christian disciples for... Read more