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Filmmaker Robert Orlando, standing before a negative image of the Shroud of Turin, says he was prompted to investigate the purported burial cloth of Jesus in part because of a search to answer "big questions" about life and faith following the death of his father.

Shroud of Turin gets ‘true crime’ treatment in science-driven documentary

Jul 29, 2023

By Shannon Mullen

“The Shroud: Face to Face” is set for release in November 2023. Read more

Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Cathedral of Asti, in northern Italy, for the Solemnity of Christ the King on Nov. 20, 2022.

Pope Francis: Through the paradox of the cross, Jesus ‘embraced our death’

Nov 20, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

On the Solemnity of Christ the King, Pope Francis said Jesus, through his death on the cross, opened his arms... Read more

Pope Francis lifts the Eucharist during Mass March 31, 2020.

Pope Francis prays the Church will welcome the homeless during coronavirus

Mar 31, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis prayed Tuesday for all those who do not have homes to go to during the coronavirus pandemic, that... Read more

Pope Francis rides through St. Peter's Square May 15, 2019.

Pope: Christ's love helps us love those 'on the other side'

May 19, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

The boundless love with which Jesus Christ loves each and every person is the same love Catholics are compelled to... Read more

Pope Francis venerates the cross on Good Friday 2015.

Pope Francis: Divine Mercy is found in Christ’s wounds

Apr 28, 2019

By Courtney Mares

On Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope Francis reflected on Christ’s wounds, which he said contain the difficulties and persecutions endured by... Read more

Pope Francis took part in a Penitential service at St. Peter's Basilica, March 28, 2014

Pope Francis: kiss the crucifix, kiss the wounds of Jesus

Apr 16, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his general audience address Pope Francis spoke on the meaning of suffering and evil, explaining that it is a... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the Sistine Chapel on March 14, 2013.

Without Christ crucified, Church a 'pitiful' organization, Pope says

Mar 14, 2013

The day after he was elected, Pope Francis emphasized that every believer – including bishops, cardinals and Popes – must... Read more