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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

Agree to disagree: Why young Catholics pose a unique challenge for the Church

Nov 12, 2014

By Matt Hadro

While a failure to understand doctrine is present in many segments of the Catholic population, young adults are exhibiting an... Read more

Cardinal Gerhard Mueller.

Don't be content with desk-bound theology, Cardinal Mueller urges

Nov 3, 2014

Theologians must not be content with an intellectual pursuit of truth but must evangelize with charity so that the Gospel... Read more

Bishop James D. Conley prays with brother bishops at his installation as the ninth bishop of Lincoln, Neb.

Confront secularism with 'way of beauty,' Bishop Conley urges

Oct 6, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

Evangelization will be carried out by bringing beauty to Catholic culture and liturgy, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln told a... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

Pope encourages Ghana bishops in Ebola aid, evangelization efforts

Sep 27, 2014

Personal conversion is the key to the work and fruits of the Church, Pope Francis told bishops visiting Rome from... Read more

Pilgrims gather in Cuba for Mass during the Pope's visit in March 2012.

Cuban Church to focus on evangelization in new pastoral plan

Sep 16, 2014

The Church in Cuba recently unveiled its pastoral plan for 2014-2020, which will encourage the faithful to engage in evangelization... Read more

Students on the quad.

FOCUS broadens missionary outreach with 'Digital Campus'

Sep 11, 2014

By Hillary Mast

With missionary teams on 100 college campuses across the continental U.S., the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has reached an... Read more

Arcbishop Charles Bo SDB of Yangon (Seated Center) with Burmese professional Catholic artists during the recording of the music album Revelation.

Myanmar celebrates 500 years of Catholicism with music, art

Aug 30, 2014

Celebrating 500 years since the arrival of Catholicism in Myanmar, Catholic artists have pooled together to evangelize through a new... Read more

Image from CatholicsComeHome.org commercial.

EWTN series to profile Catholics who 'come home'

Aug 27, 2014

The evangelization group Catholics Come Home is set to premiere a 13-episode television series that fosters engagement in the “New... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez.

Church can learn social media tips from Jesus, archbishop says

Aug 18, 2014

By Mary Farrow

If Christianity could be contained in one tweet, it might read: God creates man, man sins against God, God sends... Read more

Bp. Rochus Josef Tatamai of Bereina celebrating Mass in the forest of PNG.

Catholics in Melanesia celebrate gift, power of Bible

Aug 8, 2014

Catholic faithful recently gathered in the Melanesian islands to mark “Bible Sunday” – a celebration aimed at fostering meditative reading... Read more

Social networking prayer site holds contest to share faith

Aug 6, 2014

The social networking site May Feelings, dedicated to sharing prayers and messages, has announced a new contest to reward the... Read more