In divisive times, Chesterton inspires unity among Catholics, author says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — At a time when Catholics seem to be split between conservative or progressive factions, the life and works of English writer G. K. Chesterton can inspire men and women in the Church to rise above conflict, said U.S. scholar Dale Ahlquist.

Memorial of Servant of God Dorothy Day

Born Nov. 8, 1897, in Brooklyn, her nominally religious family later moved to San Francisco, where she was baptized an Episcopalian. Her family later moved to Chicago, and Day attended the University of Illinois in Urbana.

Well-known author, speaker shares 60-minute guide to God’s plan for love

Evert thought a “one-hour treatment” of Theology of the Body would be more accessible to the common Catholic, especially those seeking a resource to share with others not familiar with the teaching.

Catholic college prof’s true-to-life soccer book optioned by Netflix

The author has told the team's story twice — first via a CNN article and after seeing reader comments that were both rewarding and disturbing, it turned into a book idea. "And I was off to the races," she wrote.

Love of reading, God and puppies leads to ‘pawsome’ achievement

Her second chapter book should be ready for "tween" readers this spring, particularly for those who enjoy dog characters.

Theologian shares how understanding Eucharist led to own conversion

For this Easter, Hahn tackles the mysteries of the Last Supper and the Cross so that we may better immerse ourselves in the most holy of seasons.

Poet’s conversion journey is as poetic as her work

An atheist begins to question things as events of life unfold. Finally, she visits old friends and finds them all profoundly different than they had been, not realizing that the difference is within.

Life of recently declared U.S.-born martyr chronicled in book

It’s about German migrants braving the new world and the unknown, building families, communities, and Church, and leaving a legacy to inspire us all.

‘Sun’ correspondent publishes new novel on Middle East persecution

Joyce Coronel has never been to Iraq or Syria, but you couldn’t tell by reading her latest book, “Cry of Nineveh.” Coronel, a longtime reporter for The Catholic Sun, just published her second novel based on the persecution of Christians in the Middle East.

Pope Francis, retired Pope Benedict praise Patriarch Bartholomew

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Defending religious freedom, fighting indifference to attacks on human dignity and promoting care of creation are obligations that Orthodox and Catholics share and areas where Pope Francis said he and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople are in deep harmony.