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Fr. Miguel Ángel Tábet. Photo courtesy of the Pontifical University of Santa Croce.

Retired Scripture professor is first priest known to die in Rome of coronavirus

Fr. Miguel Ángel Tábet is believed to be the first priest to die of the coronavirus in Rome. Two other... Read more

St. Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei. Courtesy of Opus Dei.

What is Opus Dei? A CNA Explainer

Opus Dei is in the news this week. What is it?  Read more

Msgr. Thomas Bohlin, US Vicar of Opus Dei. Courtesy photo.

Opus Dei US head confirms misconduct settlement against popular DC priest

Opus Dei announced Monday that it had paid a settlement following accusations of misconduct against a priest of the society... Read more

Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri.

Life of Spanish chemistry professor shows 'holiness is in the ordinary'

Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri, a Spanish member of Opus Dei who is moving toward beatification, teaches us that sanctity can... Read more

How a teen who fought a tumor showed 'you can be holy living your daily life'

A young woman whose cause for sainthood is being considered by the Church demonstrated by her life that “you can... Read more

Saint Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei. Photo courtesy of Opus Dei

Opus Dei vicar: We are fully united with the pope

In a letter to the New York Times, the U.S. vicar of Opus Dei said that the personal prelature has... Read more

Father Arne Panula, the former U.S. vicar of Opus Dei. Courtesy of Opus Dei.

Nation's capital remembers former US Opus Dei head

Catholic figures from Washington, D.C. are remembering the legacy of Fr. Arne Panula, former U.S. vicar of Opus Dei, and... Read more

Father Arne Panula, the former U.S. vicar of Opus Dei. Courtesy of Opus Dei.

Former US head of Opus Dei dies at 71

Father Arne Panula, the former U.S. vicar of Opus Dei, passed away at his Washington, D.C. home on July 19,... Read more

Mons. Fernando Ocariz.

There's a new leader of Opus Dei. Here's what he wants to do.

The new head of Opus Dei has been confirmed by Pope Francis, and his plan for the prelature is simple.  Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Guayaquil in Ecuador on July 6, 2015.

Pope Francis sends condolences on death of Opus Dei leader

On hearing of the Dec. 12 death of Bishop Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, the Prelate of Opus Dei, Pope Francis sent... Read more

Bishop Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, Prelate of Opus Dei, who died Dec. 12, 2016.

Leader of Opus Dei dies at 84

Bishop Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, the Prelate of Opus Dei, died Monday evening at the age of 84 in Rome, several... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on June 4, 2014.

Put your gifts at the service of others, Pope Francis exhorts

Pope Francis dedicated his weekly general audience to the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, saying that rather than making... Read more

Bishop Alvaro del Portillo (Right) with St. Josemaría Escrivá. Photo courtesy of Opus Dei.

Opus Dei to display remains of Bishop del Portillo after beatification

The Opus Dei press office announced that the remains of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor to St. Josemaria... Read more

Bishop Alvaro del Portillo.

Opus Dei prelate beatification expected to draw 100,000 attendees

The first successor of St. Josemaria Escriva as leader of Opus Dei, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, will be beatified Sept.... Read more

Cardinal Julián Herranz Casado in Rome on March 13, 2014.

Cardinal remembers Opus Dei priest as man 'chosen by God'

During a special conference commemorating the life of deceased Opus Dei leader Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo, Cardinal Julian Herranz noted... Read more

Bishop Alvaro del Portillo (Right) with St. Josemaría Escrivá, Photo courtesy of Opus Dei.

Opus Dei bishop showed 'enormous faith,' biographer says

The upcoming beatification of Opus Dei lead prelate Bishop Alvaro del Portillo brings to prominence a man of deep faith... Read more

Bishop Alvaro del Portillo with John Paul II.

Opus Dei bishop's beatification set for Madrid

Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the second leader of Opus Dei, will be beatified in his birthplace of Madrid on Sept.... Read more

Bishop Alvaro del Portillo with John Paul II.

Opus Dei bishop to be beatified after newborn's miracle cure

Pope Francis has approved the beatification of Venerable Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the second leader of Opus Dei, after recognizing... Read more