Cecile Richards’ Resignation And What It Means For Life

One of the most prominent voices in the abortion-rights movement, Cecile Richards, announced that she will be stepping down as the President of Planned...

Why Is There an Ancient Egyptian Obelisk in the Middle of...

Standing all throughout the Vatican are ancient Egyptian obelisks, some towering almost a hundred feet tall. The most prominent obelisk is the Vaticano in the center of Saint Peter's Square. Who built it, and why is it directly in the middle of Saint Peter's Square?

Fumie: When Catholics Were Persecuted in Japan by Forcing Them to...

When the Faith was outlawed in 1629, Japanese government officials would make suspected Catholics step on fumie: pictures of Jesus or Mary.

Another Sort of Feminism: 7 Risks Of The Pill

Are the Pill’s health risks worth it for those women? I don’t believe the Pill or other hormonal contraceptives are worth the health risks they pose to women. Here are seven reasons why...

Who Were the First Martyrs to Die in Jesus Christ’s Name?

As Paul the Apostle wrote, "For to you has been granted, for the sake of Christ, not only to believe in him but also to suffer for him," we as Catholics are called to suffer for Christ. In their suffering, some have paid the ultimate price. Who were the first martyrs in Jesus' name?

10 Revealing Maps of Religion in Europe

These maps give an insight into the religious lives of the inhabitants of Europe. Where are the adherents of different religions located? Which countries are more religious, and which ones are more secular?

Heaven, Hell, and What Exactly? Purgatory Explained

When we die, we have but three destinations: Heaven, Hell, or Purgatory. What exactly is purgatory, why is it necessary, and what basis do we have for its existence?

George Pell: To Kill a Cardinal?

Has Melbourne become Maycomb? Only the Court of Appeal, Pell’s last avenue in the justice system, can tell.

Parents Say Child Has Miraculous Recovery From Tumor After Pope Kissed...

Three years ago, she was diagnosed with a fatal brain tumor as just an infant. Today, she's made a miraculous recovery - her parents say in part thanks to a kiss on her heard from Pope Francis.

Did You Know? Why Every Catholic Altar Contains Relics of Saints

Contained within every consecrated Catholic altar are relics of saints, an ancient tradition that finds its roots in the very earliest days of the Church.

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