|After 1,700 years, an ancient olive tree marks the vanished hometown of St. Augustine
|The famous saint is associated with the city of Hippo, but before that, he lived in a now-vanished town that still bears a landmark connected to him.
|Pope Francis laments when ‘ideology replaces faith’ in segment of U.S. Catholics
|The pope’s private conversation with members of the Society of Jesus was published Aug. 28 by the Jesuit journal La Civiltà Cattolica.
|5 things to know about Mongolia as Pope Francis prepares for his trip
|The pope will travel to Mongolia Aug. 31–Sept. 4 to visit one of the smallest Christian communities in the world.
|Pope Francis asks for prayers as he travels to Mongolia, ‘the heart of Asia’
|The pope will travel approximately 5,600 miles to Ulaanbaatar, the Mongolian capital, from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4
|Nigerian teen whose Christian conversion triggered death threats granted restraining order
|Following threats by family members, the young woman sought a restraining order against her father and brothers.