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St Cecilia (November 22) apparently survived three blows of the executioner’s axe

The National Gallery’s unique assembly of masterpieces may never be seen again

A compilation of some of the most striking scenes from the visit

Benedict XVI signs apostolic exhortation Africae Munus in Benin

Pope arrives in Benin

After a nearly six hour flight, the Pope arrived at Benin’s international airport, where he was greeted by president Thomas Yayi Boni and his wife Chantal. She welcomed the Pope in French by saying “Beloved Holy Father.”

When Caroline Farrow began a blog promoting Church teaching she was staggered by the vitrolic attacks on her by men and women alike

Parishes asked to pray for Queen on Trinity Sunday

Mario Monti met Benedict XVI earlier this morning

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

The Solemnity of Christ the King: Ez 34: 11-12 & 15-17; 1 Cor 15: 20-26 & 28; Mt 25: 31-46