Local News

Pope Francis biographer to speak at Seattle University book festival

Pope Francis biographer to speak at Seattle University book festival

Paul Vallely set off for Argentina shortly after smoke signals from the Vatican announced Jorge Mario Bergoglio was pope. 

Voices

Using the long reach of prayer during Lent 

Using the long reach of prayer during Lent 

At the beginning of Mass on Super Bowl Sunday morning, I mentioned to my small congregation that they should be mindful of the large electronic "liturgy" later that day that would bring millions together for a football game between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.

Father William J. Byron, SJ, Catholic News Service

Lifestyle

Papal palates: Swiss Guard cookbook to hit shelves by summer

Papal palates: Swiss Guard cookbook to hit shelves by summer

VATICAN CITY - A cookbook featuring favorite dishes of the three most-recent popes and their elite military corps will be available this summer in English.