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Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville takes part in a press conference at the USCCB's Fall General Assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 12, 2013.

Synod on family is opportunity for teaching faith, archbishop says

Jun 13, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

A consultation regarding the upcoming synod on the family highlights the need for a better teaching of the faith, the... Read more

Sr. Cristina on The Voice Italy

Nun who won 'The Voice Italy' says priorities are Jesus, prayer

Jun 9, 2014

Speaking to reporters for the first time after her victory on The Voice Italy, Sister Cristina Scuccia said that she... Read more

A gypsy begs in St. Peter's Square on June 4, 2014.

Vatican to host world meeting on pastoral care of Gypsies

Jun 5, 2014

By Elise Harris

A pontifical council has organized a conference at the Vatican to address the pastoral care of Gypsies, and will focus... Read more

Dominican brothers and sisters sing, evangelize, and hand out rosaries in downtown Washington, D.C., May 17, 2014.

Dominicans turn to music, rosary to evangelize in DC

May 22, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Music and the distribution of rosaries provided an opportunity to spread the Gospel for a group of Dominicans in the... Read more

Pope Francis greets the faithful at St. Stanislaus parish in Rome on May 4, 2014

Have a firm heart fixed on the Holy Spirit, Pope affirms

May 19, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his daily Mass Pope Francis reflected on the various challenges St Paul faced in his ministry, explaining that it... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square after the Wednesday general audience on May 7, 2014

Pope warns against closed-mindedness of 'intellectual aristocracy'

May 13, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his daily Mass Pope Francis cautioned against those who seek to understand the faith only with the intellect, explaining... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on April 16, 2014

Pope Francis: grace is more important than bureaucracy

May 8, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his daily Mass Pope Francis reflected on attitudes necessary to evangelize, emphasizing the need to leave room for the... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates the sacrament of confirmation with young people Dec. 1, 2013.

Open parish doors to evangelize, urges Pope

May 3, 2014

In a meeting with nearly 7,000 members of the Italian lay movement Catholic Action, Pope Francis spoke of the need... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York speaking during the communications conference at Rome's Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, April 29, 2014.

Be bold in proclaiming truth, Cardinal Dolan tells media

May 2, 2014

By Elise Harris

At a communications conference in Rome this week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan offered his own observations on how to communicate effectively,... Read more

Fr. Sergio Tapio Velasco speaks with CNA on February 25, 2014

University course highlights role of media in evangelization

Apr 7, 2014

By Elise Harris

Santa Croce University in Rome is offering a multifaceted communications course, emphasizing the importance of the field for evangelization, and... Read more

Ancient Biblical texts from the Verbum Domini II Bible exhibit

New Bible exhibit evangelizes through history of scripture

Apr 3, 2014

By Elise Harris

Featuring ancient biblical artifacts from all over the world, the Verbum Domini II exhibition has officially opened at the Vatican,... Read more

Philly Catholics join 'Mass Mob' trend to support churches

Mar 16, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholics in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia have planned their first “Mass Mob” in the north of the city, seeking to... Read more

Augustine Institute releases Symbolon program on DVD

Mar 14, 2014

The Augustine Institute has released on DVD the first ten episodes of “Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained,” a formation program... Read more

Photo courtesy of St. Paul Street Evangelization.

Street evangelization group finds success in personal encounters

Feb 12, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

A leader with a Michigan-based street evangelization group says that anyone can evangelize simply by fearlessly sharing the truth about... Read more

Dominican friars and sisters sing carols in Washington D.C. Dec. 16, 2013.

Dominican carolers bring joy of Christmas to downtown DC

Dec 24, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Passers-by stopped for a moment to pause and listen in the busy streets of Washington, D.C., as Dominican brothers, sisters... Read more

New devotional app delivers Christian content to any device

Dec 15, 2013

A new multi-device content delivery system has been hailed as a “game-changer” for the way Christians receive devotional materials to... Read more

Archbishop William E. Lori takes part in a press conference at the USCCB's Fall General Assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 11, 2013.

'Intensifying' religious freedom threats show need to evangelize

Nov 27, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

In the face of growing restrictions on religious expression, Catholics must be able to explain the place of religious liberty... Read more

Archbishop Rino Fisichella at the Vatican Press Office on July 5, 2013.

Pope's document hailed as reshaping modern evangelization

In his first apostolic exhortation, the uncommonly simple terminology of Pope Francis brings a fresh approach to the new evangelization,... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square before the Wednesday general audience on October 2, 2013.

Begin 'new chapter' of joyful evangelization, Pope exhorts

Nov 26, 2013

In his first apostolic exhortation, “The Joy of the Gospel,” Pope Francis urged the Christian faithful to begin “a new... Read more

Archibishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaks at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City on Nov. 16, 2013.

Greatest obstacles to evangelization are 'our own hearts'

Nov 19, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

In the fight to eradicate material problems such as poverty and drugs, we must work to remove the spiritual obstacles... Read more