Vatican releases book of pope’s homilies, prayers for ‘difficult times’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican published a free downloadable book of Pope Francis’ prayers and homilies responding to the trial and suffering of the coronavirus pandemic.

Archbishop Sheen’s niece recalls happy times with her uncle in new book

WASHINGTON (CNS) — As a child, Joan Sheen Cunningham got to travel with her parents from their Illinois home to visit her uncle, first in Washington, then later in New York City.

Bishops call for diocesan-wide consecration to St. Joseph to strengthen domestic church

Back 1964 when the Second Vatican Council promulgated Lumen Gentium and described the family as a domestic church, no one envisioned the COVID-19 crisis and just how crucial the nurturing of faith in the home would be.

Authors explore where faith and science meet

There’s an old adage that one shouldn’t discuss religion or politics in polite company. The same could be said about science and religion. There seems to be no end to the clashes between the creationists and scientists over the existence of God as manifested in the history of the universe.

New compilations bring together diverse writings of learned Brits

‘The Reading Life: The Joy of Seeing New Worlds Through Others’ Eyes’ Author: C.S. LewisPublisher: HarperOneRelease Date: Oct. 15, 2019Length: 171 pp.Cost: $19.99 ORDER...

New York Cardinal’s reflections provide much food for spiritual thought

Anyone who has ever heard Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan — in personal conversation, interviewed on TV, giving a homily or addressing a conference — knows the archbishop of New York is not at a loss for words.

Church, world need St. Joseph’s spiritual care in tough times, says priest

https://youtu.be/RMzTgqqDu3g WASHINGTON (CNS) — Marian Father Donald Calloway believes the Holy Spirit wants to draw Catholics’ attention...

College senior’s children’s book explores Catholic aspects of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (CNS) — Regina Munsch hopes her children’s book, “Growing Up Catholic in Pittsburgh,” finds its way into “church bags” throughout the region.

New books offer spiritual nourishment during Lent, Easter season

18 books for you to consider ordering, buying from your parish gift shop or checking out from the diocesan Kino Library.

‘He was a great,’ Pope Francis says of St. John Paul II

It's part biography of the late pope who would be 100 later this year and part Pope Francis' reflection about their encounters and spirituality.