Francis of Assisi
In a docudrama airing on PBS, the 13th-century meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Sultan Malik al-Kamil gets a fresh look amid our present-day tensions and dehumanization.
When we take seriously the invitation to rivers and streams, fish and fauna to praise and glorify God with us, we also face the full damage that we do when we abuse creation.
Whether cultivating a patch of earth dedicated to the Virgin Mary, St. Francis of Assisi, or the rosary in stepping stones, Catholics find spiritual inspiration in prayer gardens.
Pope Francis will head to Assisi for a record third time in his pontificate later in September for an interreligious encounter focused on peacemaking.