Pope Francis, in August 2014 joined the 6th Asian Youth Day in South Korea from 13 to 18. August 13, marks the 4th anniversary of his arrival there. He joined in the youth rally and brought the curtains down on the event with a Mass on the 17th in Daejeon.
Spanish Jesuit priest Father Carlos Riudavets Montes working among the indigenous people of Peruâ€™s Amazonia region, was found dead in his school kitchen with his hands tied and stab wounds in his body.
In a reflection at a Saturday evening prayer vigil for over 70,000 pilgrims from all over Italy, Pope Francis invites young people to be daring in their journey of faith and to help those mired in darkness.
To mark the feast day of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, we recall the words Pope St. John Paul II spoke about the Patron of Europe, also known as Edith Stein, at her canonization in 1998. He said she "teaches us that love for Christ passes through suffering. Whoever truly lo