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When John Paul II prophesied an apocalypse

Many are those who look askance at mentions of anything dramatic or “apocalyptic,” and who disdain discussion of spiritual warfare. Focus on the positive, they say — and we should: though not to the neglect, as is now the case, especially among those who feature themselves as cerebral, of the spiritual dynamic. As Father Christopher […]


St. Maximilian Kolbe

CNA/EWTN: Saint Maximilian Kolbe, the Polish Franciscan priest, missionary and martyr, is celebrated throughout the Church today, August 14. The saint died in the concentration camp at Auschwitz, during World War II, and is remembered as a “martyr of charity” for dying in place of another prisoner who had a wife and children. He was canonized […]