The Lenten season begins on Ash Wednesday, and the same fasting rules apply that day as would apply on Fridays in Lent.
Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent, falls on February 18. Heavy spoke to Seminarian John Wachowicz about its origin, meaning and observance.
Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week, the week before Easter. Here is what you need to know about the holiday.
Barack Obama visited the Vatican and met Pope Francis for the first time today. Check out the best pictures of the visit here.
The Bishop of Linburg has has been removed by Pope Francis for his excessive spending.
Today is the first day of Lent for Christians. The season starts with Ash Wednesday and ends with the celebration of Easter.
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. During the Lenten journey, the religious abstain and fast for the 40 days leading up to Easter.
On Ash Wednesday, Catholics and other Christians receive ashes on the forehead to mark the beginning of Lent. What’s the origin of this ritual?
It’s a sign of the End Times, ya’ll.
From Megan Fox to Katie Holmes, these celebrities were new to the Twittersphere this year. Here are their profile pictures and first tweets.
Tonight was the airing of Barbara Walters’ “Most Fascinating People” special. Check out the highlights & interviews on each of the 10 people who made the cut.
Pope Francis was named Time’s Person of the Year for 2013, with Edward Snowden, President Bashar Assad, & Senator Ted Cruz as finalists. Here’s why Francis won.
The magazine’s annual honor will be announced on Wednesday. This is the first year the publication revealed the top 10 contenders.
The hateful church is raining on the saintly parade of Catholics over the upcoming canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII.