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Here are 5 Catholic Practices to Help Strengthen Your Faith Life in 2024

Jan 17, 2024

In the constant search for spiritual growth and connection to the sacred in everyday life, discovering new ways to strengthen your faith can be transformative.

Pope Francis delivers a message on the topic of “vices and virtuesc” at his Wednesday general audience on Jan. 3, 2024. | Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis: Never Forget that Jesus is Beside You in Your Worst Moments

Jan 3, 2024

In life’s worst moments, never forget that Jesus is beside you, Pope Francis said Wednesday.

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address June 29, 2023. | Credit: Vatican News

Pope Francis: Jesus Conquers "death, sin, the devil"

Aug 14, 2023

In times of fear and difficulty, call on Jesus, who has already conquered the powers of evil, Pope Francis said on Sunday.

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims during the Angelus Aug. 14, 2022. Vatican Media

“Faith not a ‘lullaby’, but rather living flame to keep us wakeful, active”: Pope Fracis

Aug 14, 2022

“Faith is not a ‘lullaby’ that lulls us to sleep, but rather a living flame to keep us wakeful and active even at night,” Pope Francis said.

A section of students at the School of the Faith and Leadership in Nigeria's Catholic Archdiocese of Benin City pose for a photo session with Archbishop Augustine Obiora Akubeze. Credit: Fr. Dr. Andrew Ovienloba

Alumnus of Nigeria’s 1st Ever Catholic Lay Graduate School Testifies about Deepened Faith

Oct 17, 2021

Adams Malik’s evangelization work across Nigeria has been on an upward trajectory from the time he converted from Islam many years ago. His active participation in the Catholic faith, however, received a major boost when he enrolled for a Master of Science in Religious Education at the School of the Faith and Leadership in the Archdiocese of Benin City.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address on June 13, 2021./ Vatican Media/CNA

Pope Francis: How Often Do We Fixate on our Problems Rather than Bringing them to God?

Jun 20, 2021

In his Angelus message this Sunday, Pope Francis offered a reminder that the Lord wants us to seek his presence in the trials and storms of life.

Archbishop Bert van Megen during the CIP’s 46th Graduation Ceremony in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi Friday, September 18. / Consolata Institute of Philosophy (CIP)

Need to Integrate Science and Faith amid COVID-19 Challenge: Nuncio in Kenya

Sep 18, 2020

The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya and South Sudan has, on the occasion of the graduation ceremony at the Consolata Institute of Philosophy (CIP) in Nairobi, highlighted the need to integrate faith and science in finding a solutions to human challenges including COVID-19 pandemic.

Pope Francis during Mass in the Casa Santa Marta May 16, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis: The Antidote to Worldliness is Christ

May 16, 2020

The only cure for worldliness is faith in Jesus Christ and in his death and resurrection, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass Saturday.

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square June 7, 2017. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

You Must Live the Faith to Share it Well, Pope Francis Says

Apr 25, 2020

To say you are a Christian while not living like one does not show people the real treasure of the faith – which we have the obligation to share, Pope Francis said at Mass April 25.

Sheikh Armiyawo Shaibu, the spokesperson of the Office of the National Chief Imam launching the ETHICS Against Vigilantism projects at the Christ the King Parish, Accra February 28, 2020. / Kelvin Agboagye

Religious Groups in Ghana Champion for Youth Employment in Fight against Vigilantism

Mar 3, 2020

As eligible voters in Ghana prepare for the December 7 polls, an alliance of various religious groups in the West African nation has launched a campaign project that will see unemployed youth get jobs to eradicate political vigilantism, a vice that has been blamed on jobless youth in the country.

INEOS 1:59 challenge: Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge after becoming the first marathoner ever to run the race in less than two hours in Vienna, Austria on October 12, 2019

Catholic Faith Factor in Marathoner Eliud Kipchoge’s Historic Victory: Testimonies

Oct 12, 2019

As the world marvels at Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge for busting the mythical two-hour barrier and realizing his quest of becoming the first marathoner ever to run the 42-km race in less than two hours, clergy, religious, and laity in his native country are attributing his victory to prayer and faith, describing the unique accomplishment as that of a man of Catholic faith.