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Sister Cecilia Maria's smile stuns

Sister Cecilia Maria's smile stuns Watch

Living Faith

By (CNA)

Pictures of a young Argentinian nun - smiling and serene though dying from a devastating battle with cancer - have erupted on social media, with ...

'Your goodness is a place where I feel protected': Pope Francis honors Benedict XVI

'Your goodness is a place where I feel protected': Pope Francis honors Benedict XVI Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

On Tuesday, Benedict XVI gave his second public speech since his final day as Pope, expressing gratitude for a lengthy priesthood and for Pope ...

'Stop shying away from death': Researchers claim dying patients suffer loss of dignity

'Stop shying away from death': Researchers claim dying patients suffer loss of dignity Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Researchers claim end-of-life care only serves to dehumanize patients, while their loved ones cling to those they can't release.

This man built a life sized Ark in Kentucky. See what's next! (PHOTOS)

This man built a life sized Ark in Kentucky. See what's next! (PHOTOS) Watch

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By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A prominent Christian is ready to unveil his $102 million theme park to the public, centered around a life-size replica of Noah's ark. The ...

Please pray for Heidi - Heartbreaking moment child wakes in hospital and asks for mother who died in crash

Please pray for Heidi - Heartbreaking moment child wakes in hospital and asks for mother who died in crash Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A family of six made its way to church Sunday morning and began to cross a set of tracks when the family van was struck by an Amtrak train.

'I was a stranger and you welcomed me'

'I was a stranger and you welcomed me'

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

Over 37 years-ago when Annunciation House - a sanctuary and home of hospitality that has served over 100,000 refugees, homeless poor and undocumented ...

'Woman's thought is important': Pope Francis on women deacons

'Woman's thought is important': Pope Francis on women deacons Watch

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By Ann Schneible (CNA/EWTN News)

Pope Francis told journalists on Sunday that he was somewhat angered when reports emerged that the Church was allegedly paving the way for the ...

'Let us make up for our shortcomings in harmony and charity': Pope Francis to Catholicos Karekin II

'Let us make up for our shortcomings in harmony and charity': Pope Francis to Catholicos Karekin II Watch

Living Faith

By (CNA/EWTN News)

Working toward full communion is a project of love, humility and peace, Pope Francis told Armenian Orthodox leaders gathered at an ecumenical meeting ...

'Immense tragedy': Pope Francis on broken families

'Immense tragedy': Pope Francis on broken families Watch

Living Faith

By Ann Schneible (CNA/EWTN News)

In a joint declaration signed Sunday, Pope Francis and Catholicos Karekin II expressed their shared belief that, when the family is no longer seen as ...

'I remember feeling the weight of the world': The price of following Christ in a secular world

'I remember feeling the weight of the world': The price of following Christ in a secular world Watch

Living Faith

By Loredana Vuoto (CNA/EWTN News)

Every morning, Greg Stormans contemplates a Bible verse perched in a tiny frame above his bathroom sink, which his daughter handwrote: "This is the ...

God's miracles can be found everywhere - even a sketchbook

God's miracles can be found everywhere - even a sketchbook Watch

Living Faith

By Andrea Gagliarducci and Kevin J. Jones (CNA/EWTN News)

Yan Xu is an artist from the central China city of Wuhan. What she drew one day would change her life.

WATCH as an abortionist REVELS in his work and says he LOVES what he does

WATCH as an abortionist REVELS in his work and says he LOVES what he does Watch

Living Faith

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A pro-life activist has confronted an abortionist only to receive sarcasm in reply. The incident underscores the callous and flippant attitude the ...

'Thou shalt not kill': Pope Francis talks the death penalty

'Thou shalt not kill': Pope Francis talks the death penalty Watch

Living Faith

By (CNA/EWTN News)

In a video message sent Wednesday to a gathering of advocates for abolition of the death penalty, Pope Francis welcomed their efforts as a way to ...

'I'm so glad that Elizabeth has been recognized': Who was Elizabeth of the Trinity?

'I'm so glad that Elizabeth has been recognized': Who was Elizabeth of the Trinity? Watch

Living Faith

By Carl Bunderson (CNA/EWTN News)

Pope Francis has announced the canonization date of Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, a Carmelite nun of the 20th century who will be formally ...

'I will change your life': Christ is the only way to true conversion

'I will change your life': Christ is the only way to true conversion Watch

Living Faith

By Ann Schneible (CNA/EWTN News)

Recognizing the needs of others is a sign of genuine conversion, which only happens when the heart is ready to be changed by Jesus, Pope Francis said ...

Something 'can happen if people reach out to them': LA deacon serves those who need love

Something 'can happen if people reach out to them': LA deacon serves those who need love Watch

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By Tonia Borsellino (CNA/EWTN News)

For the estimated 5,000 deaf and hard-of-hearing Catholics in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, parish participation can be difficult.

Last words of Christian girl burned alive by ISIS will break your heart

Last words of Christian girl burned alive by ISIS will break your heart

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By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

ISIS terrorists have burnt a 12-year old Christian girl to death after her family failed to pay the Jizya tax on time. The girl's last words to her ...

Bl. Elizabeth of the Trinity to be recognized as a saint by Pope Francis on Oct. 16

Bl. Elizabeth of the Trinity to be recognized as a saint by Pope Francis on Oct. 16 Watch

Living Faith

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Pope Francis will recognize five people as saints at a Vatican ceremony on October 16.

'This is completely historic': Lipa Marian apparitions' unveiled history

'This is completely historic': Lipa Marian apparitions' unveiled history Watch

Living Faith

By Mary Rezac (CNA)

The story of Sister Teresita Castillo and the supposed Marian apparitions of Lipa City, Philippines reads something like a mystery novel.

Catholic Online is BACK on Facebook!

Catholic Online is BACK on Facebook!

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By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

After nine months of being offline, due to a vicious and cruel hack, Catholic Online's Facebook page is back online.

Pope Francis: 'The world needs Christ more than ever'

Pope Francis: 'The world needs Christ more than ever' Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

On Sunday Pope Francis said that with a growing sense of emptiness and insecurity gripping the world, Jesus Christ is needed more than ever before, ...

True conversion happens when we welcome the gift of grace

True conversion happens when we welcome the gift of grace Watch

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By Ann Schneible (CNA/EWTN News)

Recognizing the needs of others is a sign of genuine conversion, which only happens when the heart is ready to be changed by Jesus, Pope Francis said ...

5 amazing fathers in the Bible

5 amazing fathers in the Bible Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Everyone is aware of God, the Father - but what other Biblical fathers stand out?

Who Do You Say That Jesus is?

Who Do You Say That Jesus is? Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Jesus is the One in whom all the promises of God find their fulfillment and response. He is the answer to every human question, the fulfillment of ...

'It's social issue, and how do we change this?': Pope Francis calls out 'crisis of marriage'

'It's social issue, and how do we change this?': Pope Francis calls out 'crisis of marriage' Watch

Marriage & Family

By (CNA/EWTN News)

Pope Francis said Thursday that the great majority of sacramental marriages today are not valid, because couples do not enter into them with a proper ...

'The same light illuminates everyone': Pope Francis urges us to love the poor

'The same light illuminates everyone': Pope Francis urges us to love the poor Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

Pope Francis said Wednesday that we must listen to the cries of the poor and needy, resisting the temptation to close our hearts because we are ...

Catholic summer reads for the family

Catholic summer reads for the family Watch

Marriage & Family

Are you looking for a wholesome way to bond with your family this summer?

'The Lord is not a liar': Chiara Corbella Petrillo gave her life for her son

'The Lord is not a liar': Chiara Corbella Petrillo gave her life for her son Watch

Living Faith

By Ann Schneible (CNA/EWTN News)

In a testimony at the Vatican's Jubilee for the sick and disabled, the husband of the late Chiara Corbella Petrillo - who died after rejecting ...