Evangelization

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The Eucharistic Communicators of the Heavenly Father.

Are these quite possibly the world's happiest nuns?

Dec 21, 2016

The Eucharistic Communicators of the Heavenly Father are a community of nuns from Colombia who have a great passion for... Read more

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Why Catholics are leaving the faith by age 10 – and what parents can do about it

Dec 17, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Young Catholics are leaving the faith at an early age – sometimes before the age of 10 – and their... Read more

How India's 'unreached' tribal areas are being evangelized

Dec 13, 2016

By Elise Harris

Every day in the remote villages of Northeast India courageous priests and nuns are braving the elements of the wild... Read more

Can South Korean Catholics evangelize Asia?

Nov 10, 2016

Catholics in South Korea have a unique position to evangelize, one scholar says.  Read more

How do we evangelize the Americas?

Oct 10, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

As society becomes increasingly global, the question of how to spread the Gospel, particularly in the U.S., depends more and... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016.

Pope Francis: The truth can't be forced on people

Sep 25, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

God is shared with the world through love and authentic relationships, not by forcing the truth on people, Pope Francis... Read more

Fr. Robert Barron.

How to not be a 'beige Catholic,' according to Bishop Barron

Jun 26, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Catholics in America today need to find ways to engage the culture with truth, and avoid “beige Catholicism” that seeks... Read more

Spring cherry blossoms. Photo

How the beauty of Bach's music evangelized Japan

Jun 2, 2016

By Mary Farrow

Several years ago, a Lutheran theologian and former Japanese newspaper correspondent uncovered an unusual phenomenon in Japan.  Read more

Pope Francis greets a newly married couple in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall, Jan. 20, 2016.

For Cardinal Wuerl, Pope Francis calls Christians to evangelize through marriage

Apr 27, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family presents a special challenge to laypeople to evangelize, Cardinal Donald Wuerl... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to the crowd gathered in St. Peter's square on June 15, 2015 before the Angelus.

Evangelize the poor: that is your mission, Pope says

Jan 24, 2016

By Ann Schneible

Pope Francis centered his Angelus address this Sunday on what it means to evangelize the poor, and how this is... Read more

Lighthouse.

Can fear be overcome? A cultural event explores the question

Jan 7, 2016

By Mary Farrow

It’s not hard to think of a myriad of reasons why people today might be afraid.  Read more

Basketball.

Evangelize through sports? One bishop and marathon veteran explains how

Nov 25, 2015

By Matt Hadro

For a veteran runner who’s completed 21 marathons, one bishop sees a deep connection between his Catholic faith and running,... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah in St. Peter's Square, March 24, 2013.

Cardinal Sarah on new book: I want to help people rediscover God

Nov 21, 2015

By Elise Harris

At the presentation of his new book Cardinal Robert Sarah said that Western society is rapidly forgetting God, and expressed... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston gives a keynote address in Philadelphia at the World Meeting of Families, Sept. 25, 2015.

Cardinal O'Malley to families: Want to evangelize? You'd better have these two qualities

Sep 25, 2015

By Michelle La Rosa

As thousands of Catholics descended upon Philadelphia to hear talks about family and faith, Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley had a... Read more

Priests celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Jan. 17, 2105.

Archbishop to priests: Here's how to not give bad homilies

Jul 16, 2015

In a practical bullet-pointed letter to priests and deacons, Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit spelled out the types of... Read more

Pope Francis processes into Mass at Quito's Bicentennial Park, July 7, 2015.

Pope: Evangelizing isn't about big talk – it's about joy

Jul 7, 2015

In his second homily while visiting Ecuador, Pope Francis spoke on Tuesday of the importance of fostering unity through evangelization,... Read more

Cardinal Luis Tagle takes part in a conference at the Pontifical Council For Laity in Rome on Feb. 6, 2015.

How Cardinal Tagle thinks the Church can better reach Asian cultures

Mar 3, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Asia poses unique challenges to the spreading of the Catholic faith, and the Church must respond by evangelizing through personal... Read more

Partipants at the Catholic media communicators workshop in Lilongwe, Malawi, Jan. 13, 2015.

Malawian bishops commit to spreading the Gospel with new media

Jan 28, 2015

A national symposium of Catholic communicators set out to explore pathways in new media to build unity in Malawi and... Read more

Photo courtesy of the Jesse Box.

Scriptures come to life for Irish families through Jesse Box

Dec 21, 2014

By Ann Schneible

A new initiative out of Ireland is using Biblical dioramas to engage parents and children in Scripture. The Jesse Box,... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun speaks at the Asianews Conference at the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014.

What's the biggest threat to Asia? Atheism, this cardinal says

Nov 21, 2014

By Elise Harris

Hong Kong's retired prelate Cardinal Joseph Zen said that amid decades of communist rule in China, human values are at... Read more