Martyrs today are “more numerous than in the first centuries of the Church”, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address yesterday.
Pilgrims attending World Youth Day next month will be safe, despite the protests that are engulfing Brazil, Archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta of Rio de Janeiro has said.
L’Osservatore Romano has criticised a new study’s claim that an Italian credited with rescuing 5,000 Jewish people in World War Two was a Nazi collaborator.
Fr Robert Barron offers six tips for the new evangelisation.
And the New York Times profiles the city’s characterful “saloon priest”.
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