Signs of the Time: The ‘Francis Effect?’

In a CNS article titled, “Archbishop says people returning to confession because of pope,” we read of the anecdotal evidence for some changes in the Italian pastoral landscape marked, in part, by a rise in sacramental confession and an increase in the attendance of visitors at public papal audiences. Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the […]

“Young Franciscan Author Says Getting to Know God is Like Dating”

The following is a Catholic News Service (CNS) article that was published on the CNS wire on 2 April 2012. Young Franciscan author says getting to know God is like dating By Beth Griffin, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) — Getting to know God is akin to entering a dating relationship, according to Franciscan […]