Flashback: The Saint and The Princess

In September of 1997, the world lost two of its most famous women – Diana, the former Princess of Wales, and Mother Teresa of Calcutta. The vast differences between the lives of the two women are obvious. Yet, they died

Mother Teresa, Princess Diana AFP

Why the Left Hates Mother Teresa of Calcutta

As the world awaits Mother Teresa’s canonization Sunday, one mystery remains: why the international Left still harbors such hatred for a diminutive religious sister who spent her entire life serving the poorest of the poor.

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Pope Francis Clears Path to Sainthood for Mother Teresa

Pope Francis has officially recognized the second miracle of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, clearing the way for her canonization, which will reportedly take place on September 4, 2016, as a major event of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.


To Dismay of the Left, Pope Francis Canonizes ‘Father of California’

On Wednesday afternoon, Pope Francis canonized Father Junípero Serra, a Franciscan friar who founded a chain of Catholic missions up and down the coast of California, each of which would become a major Californian city, such as San Diego, Santa Clara. and San Francisco.

Statue of Father Serra in DC

Pope Francis: Junipero Serra ‘One of the Founding Fathers of the United States’

On Saturday, Pope Francis, doubling down on the Vatican’s decision to canonize controversial Father Junipero Serra next September. Francis delivered a homily to an audience at Rome’s American seminary, the Pontifical North American College, in which he said that Serra was “one of the founding fathers of the United States.”

Junipero Serra (Reuters)

Battle over Junipero Serra Canonization Heats Up

Parishioners praying Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday were confronted by one dozen demonstrators protesting the Pope’s decision to canonize Father Junipero Serra.

Junipero Serra (Reuters)