|Pope Francis, Jerusalem patriarch react to violence between Israel and Hamas
|The pope issued an appeal Sunday to “please stop weapons attacks!”
|Pope Francis: Do not forget your life and faith are a gift from God
|“Jesus reminds us what happens when a person deceives himself into thinking that he does things on his own, and he forgets to be grateful,” the pope said.
|St. Charles Seminary receives $1.2 million grant from Lilly Endowment to improve preaching
|The Philadelphia-based seminary has received the largest single programming grant from a charitable foundation in its almost 190-year history.
|St. John Henry Newman’s insights on the Blessed Virgin Mary
|Newman, whose conversion to Catholicism rocked the 19th-century English world, devoted a portion of his autobiography defending the Immaculate Conception.