Jesus Christ

May 15, 2014

A Christian Without a Church Is Purely Idealistic, Pope Francis Says

The Holy Father told pilgrims May 15 that a member of the Body of Christ without a history, a nation or the Church ‘is incomprehensible.’

May 15, 2014

Russian Prison Chaplain Witnesses Stories of Conversion and Hope

Brokenness in the lives of prisoners can make them the most receptive to grace and to God, priest says.

May 14, 2014

Students Inspired by St. John Paul II to Revitalize College Town

Franciscan University students help their adopted hometown in Ohio and inspire University of Notre Dame students in Indiana.

May 14, 2014

Pope Francis Says Fortitude Not Just for Extraordinary Circumstances

The Holy Father continued his catechesis on the gifts of the Holy Spirit at his general audience May 14.

May 13, 2014

Pope Warns Against Closed-Mindedness of ‘Intellectual Aristocracy’

Docility to the Holy Spirit gave the first Christians the ability to spread the Good News, the Pope said during his homily Tuesday.

May 13, 2014

Catholics Answer 'Black Mass' With Prayers of Reparation

Harvard canceled the event one hour prior to its start as people of goodwill gathered for prayers and support.

May 13, 2014

Melkite Patriarch on a Mission for Peace in Syria

Patriarch Gregorius III gives the Register an inside look at the devastating conflict in Syria and makes his case for why the Church can be the vehicle for a genuine and lasting peace in the war-ravaged country.

May 12, 2014

Pope to Newly Ordained Priests: Blessed Are the Merciful

The Holy Father encouraged new clergy to follow the Good Shepherd on Sunday, May 11.

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.

May 9, 2014

We Are Sinners Seeking Holiness in the Church, Pope Francis Tells Massgoers

The Holy Father’s homily at Mass Friday touched on the need to grow in personal sanctity through the imitation of Christ.

May 7, 2014

Super Bowl-Winning Coach Makes the Most of Each Moment

The Baltimore Ravens’ John Harbaugh discusses his Catholic faith and football, on the eve of the NFL Draft.

April 30, 2014

Argentinian Religious Sister Heeds Pope’s Call, Heads to Syria

It is estimated that 6.5 million Syrian people have been internally displaced by the civil war.

April 28, 2014

The Day of the Four Popes

April 26, 2014

Pope Francis: 'Matrimony Is a Lifelong Covenant of Love Between One Man and One Woman'

The Holy Father’s remarks came during an ad limina meeting April 25 with bishops from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Swaziland.

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 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 17, 2014

New English Discernment House Hopes to Help Vocations Flourish

The yearlong program seeks to rebuild ‘a renewed love for the priesthood,’ Shrewsbury Bishop Mark Davies said.

April 16, 2014

Pope Francis: Kiss the Crucifix; Kiss the Wounds of Christ

The Holy Father discussed the triumph of the cross at his April 16 general audience.

April 15, 2014

Burgeoning Religious Community Sees Global Impact

The Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres counts a number of its vocations from South Korea, which Pope Francis plans to visit in August.

April 15, 2014

Supreme Act of Mercy: Giving the Living Water to the Thirsty

Connecting the Dots: A Register series on the corporal works of mercy.

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