The National Eucharistic Revival sweeping the U.S. that is leading Catholics to a deeper understanding of Jesus Christ’s presence in Communion is also causing the faithful to contemplate how best to keep Sunday a holy day.
When Yuliana Restrepo was a teenager, she fell in with a bad crowd and now admits, “lost my way for a while.” But one night, she had a dream about that St. Pope John Paul II that changed her life.
St. Pope John Paul II, the longest reigning pope in modern history, was born May 18, 1920, and the national shrine in Washington dedicated to the pontiff will celebrate the centennial of his birth with a series of virtual events May 16-22.
The continuity between St. Pope John Paul II and Pope Francis is rooted in the message of God’s divine mercy for all men and women, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI said in a letter commemorating his predecessor’s birth.
Pope Francis has abolished the obligation of secrecy for those who report having been abused by a priest and for those who testify in a church trial or process having to do with clerical abuse.
Pope Francis recognized the miracle needed for the beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, a mentor and friend of St. John Paul II.