Veneration

Thumbnail relics in bostons mall chapel credit st francis chapel 1 cna A Boston mall chapel will house the relics of three saints

Relics of St. Faustina Kowalska, St. Maximilian Kolbe, and St. John Paul II will be coming to a Boston mall’s Catholic chapel, and a local priest...

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Thumbnail icon c 1500 st nicholas Can relics unite Catholics and Orthodox? Pope Francis thinks so.

Vatican City, Jun 21, 2017 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Common veneration of relics is one of the tools Pope Francis is using to foster ecumenical...

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Thumbnail mosaic of entombment of jesus at the church of the holy sepulchre credit antano cc 40 wikipedia cna Christ's burial slab uncovered for the first time in centuries

Jerusalem, Israel, Oct 28, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Have you ever wondered what the tomb of Jesus Christ looks like? National...

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Thumbnail untitled design 4 Is it weird that Catholics venerate relics? Here's why we do

“We are many parts, but we are all one body,” says the refrain of a popular '80s Church hymn, based on the words of 1 Cor. 12:12.  While we are one...

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Thumbnail saint ambrose Musing on the teeth of St. Ambrose

I write these words from Milan, Italy, where I am with my Word on Fire team filming new episodes for our Pivotal Players series. I’ve seen lots of...

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Thumbnail banner gettyimages 2642002 New book calls us to follow in the footsteps of St. Teresa of Kolkata...and Christ

Remember this Christmas, as you are being inundated with material pressures, that the Incarnation of God in Jesus Christ is the greatest of all...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass on the feast of our lady of guadalupe in st peters basilica dec 12 2016 credit daniel ibanez 1 cna Pope: Our Lady of Guadalupe teaches us a faith that is not sugarcoated

Vatican City, Dec 12, 2016 / 10:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday, Pope Francis celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, pointing to Mary’s...

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Thumbnail a crucifix in san salvador cathedral on may 24 2015 credit david ramos cna 5 24 15 They died for the faith: 115 Spanish Catholics recognized as martyrs

Pope Francis has officially recognized 115 Catholics who were killed during the Spanish Civil War out of hatred of the faith. The newest martyrs...

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