Pope Paul VI

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Pope Francis greets pilgrims at the Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square on March 22, 2023.

Pope Francis: Christian witness requires consistency between how one lives and what one proclaims

Mar 22, 2023

By Courtney Mares

To effectively witness to the Gospel, Christians need to be consistent in what they believe, how they live, and what... Read more

Vatican II in session, circa 1962-1965

Vatican II at 60: A timeline of key moments

Oct 11, 2022

By AC Wimmer

Oct. 11 marks the 60th anniversary of a monumental event in the history of the Catholic Church: the gathering in... Read more

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King during the March on Washington, 1963.

What the pope said when Martin Luther King was killed

Jan 20, 2020

On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., was fatally shot outside his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis,... Read more

Pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square hold up an image of Saint Oscar Romero at his canonization Mass Oct. 14.

Pope Francis at canonization Mass: 'Jesus is radical'

Oct 14, 2018

By Courtney Mares

"Jesus is radical,” Pope Francis said in his homily at the canonization of Pope Paul VI, Oscar Romero, and five... Read more

Banners depicting each of the new saints on dispaly at St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

The Seven in Heaven: Meet the new saints to be canonized this weekend

Oct 13, 2018

By Jonah McKeown

Meet the seven people Pope Francis will officially recognize as saints of the Catholic Church on Sunday.  Read more

Pope Paul VI.

Analysis: Paul VI is truly the pope of 'Humanae Vitae'

Mar 31, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Paul VI’s love for life, highlighted in his encyclical Humanae Vitae, is at the center of the miracles that... Read more