“Conscientious objection is under pressure,” Cardinal Eijk maintains, making it “ever more difficult for Christians to live their faith in present society” © Simon Caldwell

Fighting the Culture of Death

The number of deaths by euthanasia in the Netherlands has soared by 50 percent in the last five years, Cardinal Eijk, Archbishop of Utrecht, is fighting against this practice; our journalist talked to him

January 09 2017
Simon Caldwell
Overcrowded classrooms are commonplace in the school - Provided photo

Countering Evil

Our readers are helping a Catholic community in Cameroon fight against Islamic fundamentalism by promoting real educational initiatives

January 07 2017
Mike Dean
Old lady with tulips

Trust God

The elderly and the sick should become prophets for us, calling us to rediscover the core of our faith

November 09 2016
Richard Riccioli, OFM Conv.

Be the best you

Have you ever wondered how to be the best person you can? Here are five ways to bring out the best in yourself

October 12 2016
Victor M. Parachin
Enzo Poiana

Destination heaven

THE NEWS of the sudden death of my dear friend and Franciscan brother Fr. Enzo Poiana, the Rector of the Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, was a bolt out of the blue.

September 30 2016
Mario Conte, OFM Conv.
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“Conscientious objection is under pressure,” Cardinal Eijk maintains, making it “ever more difficult for Christians to live their faith in present society” © Simon Caldwell

Fighting the Culture of Death

The number of deaths by euthanasia in the Netherlands has soared by 50 percent in the last five years, Cardinal Eijk, Archbishop of Utrecht, is fighting against this practice; our journalist talked to him

January 09 2017 | by
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Overcrowded classrooms are commonplace in the school - Provided photo

Countering Evil

Our readers are helping a Catholic community in Cameroon fight against Islamic fundamentalism by promoting real educational initiatives

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 St. Anthony, stained-glass-window, Church of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Denver, Colorado  ©  M. Conte

How to Become a Saint

This New Year let us ask God what his way is for us to become holy, and then let’s follow that way to holiness

January 05 2017 | by
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Don’t Laugh At Me!

One of our readers, who is overweight, feels rejected by her own daughter...

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