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November 15, 2016
A Nine-Year-Old Girl, a 40-Pound Cabbage, and the End of Hunger in America
What do a nine year old girl, a 40-pound cabbage, and 100 vegetable gardens have...
November 10, 2016
Veteran & Quadruple Amputee Travis Mills: ‘God Had a Plan For Me to Keep Going Forward’
It was April 10, 2012, and U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was on his...
November 01, 2016
Pint-Sized Prophets Who Teach Us We Are All Born to Be Healers
Dr. Chuck Dietzen grew up wanting to be St. Francis of Assisi. In a way,...
October 04, 2016
One Mother is Changing the Media’s – and the World’s – Perception of Those with Disabilities
(Photo property of Katie Driscoll) As the mom of six children, including a daughter with...
September 28, 2016
A Deacon’s Tools to Build Spiritual Resilience After Dire Medical News
Deacon Don Grossnickle served the Archdiocese of Chicago for many years as a Disability Outreach...
September 12, 2016
How God Worked Through One Family to Bring Kindness to an ‘Invisible’ Homeless Woman
In 2011, The Christophers were happy to honor 21-year-old Shannon Hickey with our James Keller...
September 06, 2016
Priest Who Knew Mother Teresa Said She Believed It Was Better to Light One Candle
(Photo © 1986 Túrelio (via Wikimedia-Commons), 1986 / Lizenz: Creative Commons CC-BY-SA-2.0 de) In light...
April 20, 2016
Broadcaster Ernie Anastos & Hallmark Channel’s “When Calls the Heart” Win Special Christopher Awards
NEW YORK, April 20, 2016 — At the 67th annual Christopher Awards ceremony here on...
April 12, 2016
Choose Hope, Share Hope: Finding the Light in Dark Times
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Choose Hope...Share Hope” (which was...
March 22, 2016
A Young Man’s Vision of Heaven Inspires ‘Thrive in Joy’ Mission
Easter is the celebration of Christ’s resurrection - the event that makes our redemption possible...
March 14, 2016
Finding the Face of Jesus in the People of Northern Uganda
"Go and find the face of Jesus," a priest friend told John Fawley. And with...
February 01, 2016
UPDATE: Pope Francis to Appear in Family-Themed Feature Film “Beyond the Sun”
UPDATE 2: Now the Vatican is saying Pope Francis won't be acting in the movie...
January 13, 2016
Catholic Comedian Mark Russell Comes Out of Retirement at Age 83
The following column was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: Encouraging news of any sort...
December 01, 2015
Father Jonathan Morris on How You Can Support the Work of The Christophers
Since it's Giving Tuesday, the day in which people are encouraged to make donations to...
November 09, 2015
How Buying Underwear for Christmas Can Support Adoptive Families
The amount of catalogs and advertisements I get in the mail always increases the closer...
October 30, 2015
Phil Rosenthal’s PBS Food Show to Feature Ministry Started by Priest to Help At-Risk Youth
While checking my Twitter feed this morning, I saw that "Everybody Loves Raymond" creator Phil...
October 21, 2015
Why Patricia Heaton Traveled to Africa to Make Soy Milk and Build Bicycles
When Emmy Award-winning actress Patricia Heaton got time off from filming her hit sitcom "The...
October 06, 2015
A Catholic In Recovery from Addiction and Hopelessness Begins New Ministry
Scott Weeman started drinking as part of a social routine. Ironically, that routine drove him...
October 01, 2015
St. Thérèse and the Rose-Tinted Glasses of Grace
(All images property of the Society of the Little Flower) 2014 was a dark and...
September 23, 2015
Bill Murray and Others Offer Jokes for the Pope – and a Good Cause
Today, I discovered a website called JokeWithThePope.org, which is sponsored by the Pontifical Mission Societies,...
September 10, 2015
Oprah, Colbert, Mets, Yankees, & More Welcome Pope to U.S.
Watch the :60 second video below as a number of high profile entertainers, athletes and...
September 08, 2015
God Creates Beauty From Ashes: An Interview w. Taya Kyle, Widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle
"I've learned that when God promises beauty through the ashes, He means it." So says...
August 19, 2015
Sister Annie Credidio Brings Healing to Society’s Untouchables
When American-born nun Sister Annie Credidio moved to Ecuador in the mid-1980s to be a...
August 11, 2015
Mental Illness: Healing the Unseen Wounds
The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Mental Illness: Healing the Unseen...
May 12, 2015
Israeli and Palestinian Youth Find Harmony in Music
Establishing peace and harmony between Israelis and Palestinians seems like an impossible task, but the...
May 06, 2015
How God Led a Doris Day-loving Irish Woman to Save Homeless Children in Vietnam
(Photo: Christina Noble with director of "Noble" Stephen Bradley. Courtesy Aspiration Media) "I'll walk. You...
February 25, 2015
Saving Society’s “Disposable” Kids: Filmmaker Brian Ivie Discusses “The Drop Box”
(All photos property of The Drop Box Film/Focus on the Family) On June 20, 2011,...
December 12, 2014
Finding Joy Working with Disabled Children
A few months ago, I posted an interview I did with Patrick Donohue, whose daughter...
December 02, 2014
Heroes Will Help You Find Good In Yourself
(Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on Heroes of 2014....
November 19, 2014
Jonathan Jackson + Enation on G.K. Chesterton, Desperate Prayers, Rebellious Hope, and More
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