Communion Of Saints

June 29, 2014

Wanted: Priests With Brains and Brawn

COMMENTARY: What Sts. Peter and Paul Can Teach the Clergy

June 13, 2014

What Did St. Anthony of Padua Look Like?

Using the latest digital technology, forensic experts attempt to reconstruct the face of the ‘Hammer of Heretics.’

May 10, 2014

Pope Confirms Miracle Attributed to Paul VI's Intercession

NEWS ANALYSIS: The ceremony to formally refer to him as ‘Blessed’ will take place at the Vatican on Oct. 19.

April 29, 2014

Two Saints for ‘La Belle Province’

COMMENTARY: The intercession of Sister Marie of the Incarnation and Bishop François de Montmorency-Laval might just be what Quebec needs right now.

April 29, 2014

Masses of Thanksgiving Offered for Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II

The holiness of the new saints was the focus.

April 28, 2014

Deacons Inspired by Saintly Papal Witness

One man from England noted that the four popes' involvement in the canonization Mass made a significant impression on him.

April 27, 2014

Archbishop Lori: Grace From Canonizations Will Strengthen Church’s Mission of Evangelization

Baltimore’s shepherd said he hopes ‘authentic renewal of the Church’ will spring from the Divine Mercy Sunday canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.

April 25, 2014

Rome Girds for the Canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II

Upwards of 1 million pilgrims are expected to attend canonization ceremonies.

April 23, 2014

In Colorado, Plenty of Connections With Blessed John Paul II

The state is home to a number of Polish natives with personal experiences of the soon-to-be saint’s warmth and holiness, and Colorado also attracts Catholics who share the late pope’s affinity for the outdoors.

April 22, 2014

Philippines Issues New Stamps of Blessed John Paul II, John XXIII

The country’s postmaster said a large delegation of Filipinos is heading to Rome for the canonization ceremonies.

April 17, 2014

John XXIII, John Paul II Linked by Their Love of Constructive Dialogue With the World

Cardinal Paul Poupard, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture, remembers the two popes.

April 15, 2014

John XXIII and the Beginning of the Fall of the Iron Curtain

NEWS ANALYSIS

March 7, 2014

Archbishop Fulton Sheen Alleged Miracle Passes Major Vatican Test

The Vatican’s medical team unanimously approved the healing of a stillborn baby as unexplainable by science, marking a major step toward the beatification of the beloved American archbishop.

October 22, 2013

Beatifed Religious Sister’s Niece Recounts How Her Aunt Saved Her Life

Servant of Mary Josefa Martinez was one of 522 martyrs declared ‘blessed’ by the Church Oct. 13.

September 30, 2013

It’s Official: John Paul II and John XXIII to Be Canonized April 27

According to the Vatican decree: “Blesseds John XXIII and John Paul II will be enrolled among the saints on April 27, 2014, the Second Sunday of Easter, of the Divine Mercy.”

September 14, 2013

Saints Teach Us Piety by Their Example

COMMENTARY: A Register series on the gifts of the Holy Spirit

September 3, 2013

Report: Pope Francis Says John Paul II to Be Canonized April 27

The Vatican has yet to confirm this date, which will likely include the canonization of Pope John XXIII. The papal spokesman says the official announcement will be made after the Sept. 30 consistory.

August 9, 2013

Sainthood on the Horizon for G.K. Chesterton?

An investigation has begun into whether to open the cause for canonization of the English writer and convert.

April 24, 2013

Mother Bonzel Miracle Confirmed in Colorado Springs

Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel will be beatified in November, following Vatican investigation of a 1999 healing attributed to her intercession.

March 30, 2013

Counsel: Gift Given to Us Through the Church

COMMENTARY: Part of a Register series on the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Page 1 of 2 pages  1 2 >