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Honoring those who used to be voiceless: Thoughts on All Saints’...

The voicelessness of ordinary people in our collective memory goes hand-in-hand with our tendency to romanticize the canonized saints

Saints laugh at themselves

Saints know how to laugh, oftentimes at themselves. In contrast, people with bloated egos take themselves too seriously

Vincent de Paul, mystic of action

To some, the contemplative life is the more desirable Christian ideal, while the active life is only obligatory and necessary

Pope Francis puts priest, three religious women, two laywomen on path...

Each now needs a miracle attributed to his or her intercession to be approved by the Vatican in order to be beatified

Pope Francis: What is spiritual consolation? The saints explain

“False consolation can become a danger if we seek it obsessively as an end in itself, forgetting the Lord"

Photos: Philippines marks All Saints’ Day with ‘parade of saints’

The Church encourages parents to dress their children like saints to create a deeper awareness of the lives of holy men and women

Pope Francis canonizes St. Artemide Zatti and St. Giovanni Battista Scalabrini

The two saints were both born in Italy and ministered to others amid the massive emigration of hundreds of thousands of Italians

How this Mother Teresa documentary sheds new light on a beloved...

Sept. 5 is the feast day of the St. Teresa of Kolkata. She died on Sept. 5, 1997, and was beatified only six years later, on Oct. 19, 2003.

Nine things to know about John Paul I

The photogenic smile of the pope helped cement his reputation and his nickname

Pope Francis beatifies John Paul I

John Paul I “embodied the poverty of a disciple” through his “victory over the temptation to put oneself at the center"

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