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Gal Gadot of ‘Wonder Woman’ to Portray Catholic Woman Who Saved Jewish Children in WWII

By Catholic News Agency | LOS ANGELES — The true story of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic woman who helped smuggle thousands of Jewish children out of the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw during World War...

Pope Francis Unveils Dramatic New Sculpture in St. Peter’s Square

By Kathy Schiffer | For the first time in nearly 400 years, a new monument has been installed in St. Peter's Square. “Angels Unawares,” a three-ton, 20-foot sculpture by Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz, takes its place near the...

The Mysterious Resignation of Vatican Police Commander Giani

By Edward Pentin | VATICAN CITY — The resignation of Vatican police commander Domenico Giani on Monday had been long expected, but the background to his removal remains shrouded in intrigue and...

John Henry Newman: A New Saint and a New Joy for England and Beyond

By K.V. Turley | VATICAN CITY — “To cry out. To walk. To give thanks. Today we give thanks to the Lord for our new saints. They walked by faith, and now we invoke their intercession. … Such is the holiness of...

St. Thérèse of Lisieux and the Renewal of Missionary Zeal

By Fr. Roger Landry | At the beginning of this month, I had the joy to travel to Detroit to preach solemn vespers at the historic National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica on the feast day of the Little Flower. In the...

The Painful Lessons of Suffering

By Jim Schroeder | It was a cool, rainy Friday night. My friend Rob and I had walked back to the house so we could get the Nissan NV, and pick up our wives and kids at the football game. As I went to the side of the NV to put...

Vatican Communications Official: Carved Figure at Amazon Synod Is Not Virgin Mary

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA | VATICAN CITY — Father Giacomo Costa, a communications official for the Amazon synod, said Wednesday that a wooden figure of a nude pregnant woman, which has been present at...

Cardinal Robert Sarah: A Prophetic Voice for the Catholic Church

By Father Paul Scalia | THE DAY IS NOW FAR SPENT By Cardinal Robert Sarah and Nicolas Diat Ignatius Press, 2019 349 pages, $19.95 To order: ewtnrc.com or (800) 854-6316   The Day Is Now Far Spent...

Cardinal Müller Discusses His Cinematic ‘Manifesto’

By Bree A. Dail | VATICAN CITY — Cardinal Gerhard Müller’s “Manifesto of Faith” has been turned into a “catechetical documentary.” In the document, described as a four-page “public testimony of faith,”...

#BreakThe Chains of Pornography and Its Effects

By Justin McClain | A few weeks ago, I got to chat with Fr. Cassidy Stinson, a recently ordained priest of the Diocese of Richmond. I have found that relatively young priests such as Fr. Stinson are incredibly creative when it...