‘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.

Author’s third book on Mother Angelica a fitting tribute to late nun

Unless you lived under a cabbage leaf for the past 30 years or so, you already know that the Mother Angelica (1923-2016) of this book’s title was the founder of the Eternal Word Television Network. As such, she became the first Catholic media personality to garner the attention of the public in anywhere near the numbers racked up by the late, much-admired Archbishop Fulton Sheen in the mid-20th century.

BOOKS: Focus on who will be saved might be too scholarly for average reader

In "Will Many Be Saved," Ralph Martin is more specific, particularly when it comes to those engaged in the new evangelization. His focus is on the 16th section of "Lumen Gentium" (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church), the section that deals with who will be saved and missionary activity in the church.

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...

BOOKS: New book challenges societal definitions of justice and equality

Social Justice has been my deepest interest since my former Lay Dominican chapter decided to explore it for a year of on-going formation. The first question that the facilitator asked, to illustrate what social justice meant, was, “How many people in the world live on less than two dollars a day?”

BOOKS: ‘Miracle Man’ author shares journey of resurrection, redemption

We all love journey stories, especially those that tell us how someone got to where they are and those that remind us of our own journeys.

‘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.