Marianist Brother Richard Joyal, who was murdered in Haiti after withdrawing money at an ATM in late April, was a dedicated missionary who had worked in trying circumstances around the world.
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A woman prays at the casket of Auxiliary Bishop Juan Gerardi Conedera in observance of the 15th anniversary of his murder before it is moved to a new crypt at the cathedral in Guatemala City April 25.
VATICAN CITY – Going to Confession isn't like heading off to be tortured or punished, nor is it like going to the dry cleaners to get out a stain, Pope Francis said in a morning Mass homily.
Ad majorem Dei gloriam. All things for the greater glory of God.
The Latin motto for the Society of Jesus is what Troy Davies, strongly influenced by the Jesuits, strives to live his life by.
Administering the sacrament of Confirmation to 44 people, Pope Francis encouraged them to "swim against the tide; it's good for the heart."
EDMONTON – For Catholics, solidarity is not an option, but an obligation. That's according to Bernadette Gasslein, who led a workshop on Baptism and Eucharist at the regional retreat and meeting of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace April 27.
The reason for the existence of Development and Peace lies in the nature of the Church itself, says Archbishop Richard Smith.
Gerard Amerongen, the speaker of the Alberta legislature during the Peter Lougheed era, will be remember as a dedicated husband and father and a devoted Catholic with a lifelong commitment to fairness and justice.
Gambling is a cruel illusion that causes social harm and family breakdown and should not be promoted by governments, Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto has written in a pastoral letter.
At St. Albert's Holy Family Parish, a dozen young Catholics are already pumped about seeing Pope Francis at World Youth Day in Brazil in late July.