What Pope Benedict XVI said about St. Hilary of Poitiers

What Pope Benedict XVI said about St. Hilary of Poitiers

CNA—After a long journey to the Catholic faith, Hilary (born in 310) was baptized in 345 and elected bishop of Poitiers in 353. His first work, “Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew,” (the link is to an English translation) is the oldest surviving Latin commentary on that Gospel. Pope Pius IX formally recognized him as…

Read Full Text: Archbishop Cordileone sharply rebukes Marin County DA in St. Junipero Vandals Case: “What You Propose is Not a Punishment that Fits the Crime”

Read Full Text: Archbishop Cordileone sharply rebukes Marin County DA in St. Junipero Vandals Case: “What You Propose is Not a Punishment that Fits the Crime”

In October of 2020, a group of protestors trespassed on Mission San Rafael, a Catholic parish in the Archdiocese of San Francisco and desecrated and toppled a beloved statue of St. Junipero Serra. The crime was witnessed by the police, caught on videotape. Five were arrested and charged with felony vandalism. Today in court the…

SAINTS AT WORK: St. Edward the Confessor – King of England

SAINTS AT WORK: St. Edward the Confessor – King of England

St. Edward was born in 1003, the son of the Duke of Normandy and nephew of King Edmund Ironside of England. Grew up in exile He grew up in exile in Normandy from the age of 10, when the Danes gained control of England. The early experience of loss, coupled with his earnest religious piety,…

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