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Saint Bartholomew the Apostle skinned alive for spreading his faith

HE was flayed alive—the skin of his body cut into strips, then pulled off, leaving his body open and bleeding for a long time, then beheaded, wrote Fr. Paolo O. Pirlo, SHML, in My First Book of Saints.

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Saint Edith Stein: Victim of the Nazis

LIVING today in a world of contrary attractions, where each enticement hold equal allure to the immature, results in fragmented, compartmentalized lifestyles, causing tension characteristic of contemporary man.

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Pope’s Iraq envoy: Minorities need to be defended

VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis’s envoy to Iraq says religious minorities being attacked by Islamic militants must be defended now and given international protection so they can return home, reinforcing the Vatican’s position that military force is justified in this case.

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