This Valentine’s Day I wanted to dive deeper than the box of chocolates. I asked some of my favorite couples, who have been married from a range of less than a year to 30-plus years, a few questions about marriage. Read these when you have a chance to soak them in … some really good Read More…
Posted: February 14, 2016, 5:29 am
  When I see this picture, I am reminded of something Pope St. John Paul II said: “The Church must breathe with her two lungs!” In another apostolic letter, Orientale Lumen (The Light of the East), Pope St. John Paul II said, “In contemplating [the Eastern Church], before my eyes appear elements of great significance Read More…
Posted: February 14, 2016, 5:22 am
Exuberant strains of mariachi music, excited shouts of pilgrims and words of politicians, ecclesiastics and even Pope Francis himself all gave way to silence Saturday evening in Mexico City as the pope sat in the presence of the miraculous image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Francis had asked the Mexican people for this moment — Read More…
Posted: February 14, 2016, 5:04 am
On February 13, 2016, Pope Francis traveled to Our Lady of Guadalupe Basiclica, in which the actual image of the Blessed Mother is housed, to celebrate Mass. Aleteia’s own Marko Vombergar was there to capture a few images of this historic event. All photos by Marko Vombergar/ALETEIA.                 Read More…
Posted: February 14, 2016, 5:03 am
Valentine’s Day, a holiday that’s approached with fear and trembling by single people everywhere, is impossible to ignore. Flowers and jewelry are all over the Internet and television. Online matchmaking sites amp up their advertising. The message is a clear one: “Being single is a fail. Let’s fix that for you.” Many singles are content Read More…
Posted: February 14, 2016, 5:02 am