Under the pontificate of St John Paul II she became the youngest among the Doctors of the Church.
He was one of the most erudite men of his time, to whom all Christianity owes much.
Following the reform of the liturgical calendar in 1969, the Church commemorates together the three Archangels
Son of the Duke of Bohemia, he lived in a land where Christianity was beginning to spread
The principal virtues of Vincentian spirituality, also known as the “Five Stones of David”, are: simplicity, humility, meekness, mortification, zeal for the salvation of souls
They treated the sick without asking for compensation so were nicknamed Anargyroi, a Greek word meaning “without money”
On 25 September 1983, a mother named Gladys Quiroga de Motta, while praying the Rosary in San Nicolás de los Arroyos (Argentina), saw the Virgin Mary holding the Child Jesus. It was the first of a long series of apparitions
His favourite passage from the Gospel was taken from the Sermon on the Mount...
“The fate of the chosen souls is to suffer”, said Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, raised in a devout family that recited the Rosary together every evening
The oldest written source on the martyrdom of St Maurice (†287) and his companions of the Theban Legion, led by him, is the Passio Agaunensium martyrum
First publican, then apostle and evangelist, and finally saint...
The edict of King Sunjo in 1802 ratified the persecutions that had already been taking place since the end of the 18th century