Two recent books offer insight into the process; both are informative contributions to our understanding of the canon of saints.
The book is an exploration of the ethics of using marijuana, alcohol and antidepressants and some of the theological dimensions of the individual choice to partake in them.
The author writes about his home life, his life in gangs and in prison, and how he was able to overcome difficulties to achieve his academic success.
Pope Francis wrote a preface in the new book, “Francis: God’s Fool,” to young people.
Archbishop Charles Chaput’s new book, “Things Worth Dying For: Thoughts on a Life Worth Living,” is personal reflection about death taking cues from his resignation and retirement.
This book might appeal to Catholics interested in a blend of U.S. presidential history, U.S. church history and the universal Catholic Church — present and future.
Bishop collects stories that narrate the soft side of St. Romero in the agricultural diocese in northern El Salvador.
Author brings a woman’s sense of perspective, a journalist’s nose for a story, as well as a scholar’s thoroughness to Clare of Assisi.