Gaudete et exsultate

The 37 year old judge killed by the mafia beatified in Agrigento

May 9, 2021, saw the beatification of Rosario Livatino, an Italian magistrate whom Pope Francis called a “martyr of justice and faith”. Blessed Rosario was born in 1952, in Canicattì, Sicily. After ...

Lay holiness
Linda Ghisoni, Undersecretary of the Dicastery, talks about the two new beatified women and encourages today’s lay women to devote themselves with love to what is entrusted to them

In the Marian month par excellence, the Church proposes as an example two new beatifications, two lay women.   On Saturday, may 4th, Concepción (Conchita) Cabrera de Armida was beatified in ...

Lay Saints

A few days ago, Pope Francis dedicated words of great esteem for two lay faithful who – with their life and their commitment – left a mark in the recent history of Italy: the Venerable Giorgio La Pira ...

Stories of Holiness
Pope Francis has given the go ahead for the beatification of the mystic, Edvige Carboni and the young Benedetta Bianchi Porro

Two Italian lay faithful will be beatified, the mystic Edvige Carboni and the young Benedetta Bianchi Porro. Together with them, 11 martyrs will also be beatified including a father killed out of ...

Young Saints
The young Slovak woman who died in 1944 to defend her purity was proclaimed in Kosice

“A model of life to help young people rediscover the beauty of authentic love, as well as the value of purity.” This is how Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the new Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes ...

Lay Saints
The Diocese of Rome has launched the process with the Edict: “Her oblation is a beacon of hope”

“We think of the saints as heroes, as people capable of doing special things. No, it’s not like that; the experience of God is never taken for granted.” These are the words of Father Vito D’Amato, ...

From tomorrow on our site will show the covers dedicated to Pope Francis’ most recent Apostolic Exhortation

During the consistory held a few days ago, Pope Francis announced that Paul VI and Oscar Romero will be canonized on October 14th. In addition to Pope Montini and the Archbishop of San Salvador, the ...

Holiness of the Laity
The philosopher Alici: "Even the lay Christians, and not just the pastors, must have the ordour of the sheep"

The philosopher Luigi Alici, former national Italian Catholic Action president, presented, at the end of April, a reflection on the presidencies of the A.C.I. under the title "A People for ...

Associations et Movements
Prefect Farrell in his message: “Jesus has bent over you with great love…do the same with those in need"

Anna, 45, wife of Salvatore and mother of Emanuele and Dora, gave one of the testimonies that launched the 41st National Convocation of the Renewal in the Spirit, in Pesaro, which ended a few days ...

Associations and Movements
Prefect Farrell’s homily addressed to the participants in the spiritual exercises of Comunione e Liberazione

"To be a reflection of Christ for others, to be a word of God for the world! We are all called to this! If Christ lives in us, then, everyone—even those who do not believe or are openly hostile ...