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Pope Saint Gregory VII.

Medieval reformer Pope St. Gregory VII honored May 25

On May 25 the Catholic Church celebrates Pope St. Gregory VII, who sought to reform the Church and secure its... Read more

The Virgin Mary Giving the Scapular to St. Simon Stock.

Carmelite monk St. Simon Stock honored May 16

On May 16 the Catholic Church remembers Saint Simon Stock, a twelfth- and thirteenth-century Carmelite monk whose vision of the... Read more


Cardinal calls saints 'living' catechesis for the world

The prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy, Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, said the lives of the saints are one of... Read more

Maria Isabel Gomes de Melo one month after her recovery at age 3 (left) and today at age 15 (right).

Future Spanish saint's intercession cured 3-year-old

On Oct. 21, the Church will celebrate the canonization of Sister Carmen Salles y Barangueras, whose cause for sainthood was approved after... Read more