The seven new saints were holy because of "the Lord who triumphs in them and with them," Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis will create seven new saints Oct. 16: six men and one woman.
The Olympic host city in Brazil and athletes competing there share the same patron saint. But why?
In playing with the gender characteristics of religious icons usually depicted as feminine, artist Alma Lopez asks us to reconsider our ideas of religion, beauty and gender.
My Table is Spread: For the people who have been healed by the intercession of a saint, there is no relief from portrayals of one sort of or another.