Shroud of Turin helps deepen faith

William Wingard calls the Shroud of Turin “made-to-order” for the new evangelization.

A negative of the face seen on the Shroud of Turin, a centuries-old linen cloth that bears the image of a crucified man said to be Jesus, is exhibited during a talk at the Stella Maris nursing home Feb. 18. (Karen Osborne | CR Staff)

During Lent, pope offers handy tips for preparing for confession

Pope Francis offeres some quick tips to help people prepare for the sacrament of penance.

Pope Francis leaves a five-day Lenten spiritual retreat with members of the Roman Curia in Ariccia, near Rome, Feb. 27. (CNS photo/L

Homeless man of deep faith given funeral, burial in Vatican City

A homeless man who faithfully attended Mass at a church inside Vatican City for decades was buried in a Vatican cemetery.

A homeless man who faithfully attended Mass every day for 25 years, was buried at the Vatican

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During shroud display, Turin reaches out to women who have aborted
Feb 28 2015
With the aim of ensuring that the public display of the Shroud of Turin promotes conversion and healing, the archbishop of Turin has given priests throughout the archdiocese faculties to offer absolution to those women who have had an abortion.

Shroud of Turin helps deepen faith
Feb 28 2015
William Wingard calls the Shroud of Turin “made-to-order” for the new evangelization.

During Lent, pope offers handy tips for preparing for confession
Feb 27 2015
Pope Francis offeres some quick tips to help people prepare for the sacrament of penance.

Homeless man of deep faith given funeral, burial in Vatican City
Feb 27 2015
A homeless man who faithfully attended Mass at a church inside Vatican City for decades was buried in a Vatican cemetery.

Carmelite draws from life of Elijah for pope, Curia’s Lenten retreat
Feb 26 2015
The Lenten journey of conversion requires Christians to rediscover the “deepest truth” about themselves.

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