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The body of St. Pio of Pietrelcina at San Lorenzo fuori le mura, Rome, Feb. 3, 2016.

Father John Paul Mary: Overcoming an irrational fear of St Padre Pio

May 25, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Early in his priesthood, Father John Paul Mary Zeller, MFVA, employee chaplain of EWTN, had an ‘irrational fear’ of Saint... Read more

Brother Peter Tabichi, a mathematics and physics teacher at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Pwani Village, won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019.

Franciscan friar from Kenya wins $1m Global Teacher Prize

Mar 25, 2019

Brother Peter Tabichi, OFM, who teaches science in Kenya, was recognized with the 2019 Global Teacher Prize.  Read more

Two Franciscan friars plead guilty to endangering children in Pennsylvania

May 7, 2018

Two Franciscan friars who served as superiors of their community in Pennsylvania have pled guilty to charges of endangering children,... Read more

'Friar Carmelo'.

Meet the four-legged Franciscan 'friar'

Mar 8, 2017

The newest member of St. Francis Monastery in Cochabamba, Bolivia, is furry and has four legs.  Read more