Catholic Christianity

Constantine (27 February 272 - 22 May 337), known as Constantine the Great, were a Roman Emperor and agent of the Christianization of the Roman Empire: Born at Naissus (now Niš in Serbia), the only son of Helena and Flavius Constantius, Constantine was assured a prominent role in Roman politics when Diocletian, the senior Emperor in the Tetrarchy, appointed his father Caesar in 293.

“He who follows me, walks not in darkness," says the Lord. /John 8:12/ By these words of Christ we are advised to imitate His life and habits, if we wish to be truly enlightened and free from all blindness of heart. Indeed it is not learning that makes a man holy and just, but a virtuous life makes him pleasing to God. I would rather

Who among us doesn't know that Mother Teresa's main objective has been to do all the good she could for the least of Jesus' brothers and sisters? Her feelings for the less fortunate were not arrived at by abstract reasoning, however. All she did, in her own words, was "follow Jesus' word." The histories and sayings included are Mother Teresa’s massages to those involved in

Of all the Christians that have ever lived, there is, perhaps, not one whose; life is invested with a greater interest than that; of St. Paul the Apostle. St. Paul taught in words the unity of faith and discipline, the necessity of order, the obedience due to lawful authority, but he taught it also in his own life. The Apostle had been highly educated; he

The Rule of Saint Benedict is a book of precepts written by Saint Benedict of Nursia (c.480–547) for monks living communally under the authority of an abbot. The Rule of Saint Benedict has been used by communities of Benedictine monks for 15 centuries, and thus St. Benedict is sometimes regarded as the founder of Western monasticism. The Rule of Saint Benedict is written as a

This is the story about Saint Athanasius of Alexandria (c. 296–298 – 2 May 373), also called Athanasius the Great or Athanasius the Confessor, was the 20th bishop of Alexandria, Egypt, then a part of Roman Empire (as Athanasius I). His episcopate lasted 45 years (c. 8 June 328 – 2 May 373), of which over 17 were spent in five exiles ordered by four

This is the holy life-story of Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi), born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, informally named as Francesco (1181/1182 – 3 October 1226), one of the most venerated Saints in history of the Catholic Christian Church. Saint Francis of Assisi was an Italian Roman Catholic friar and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, otherwise known as

The Coptic Church or the Church of Alexandria is called See of St. Mark - one of the earliest four sees: Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria and Rome. St. Mark, the author of the Gospel according to Mark, is considered the founder of the Coptic Church. St. Mark was an African native of Jewish parents who belonged to the Levites' tribe: His family lived in Cyrenaica until

Soon after Bernadette Soubirous returned to Lourdes it did happen that she went to the riverside, together with her sister and neighbouring kids, and at the grotto near the river she suddenly had a vision of Our Lady Mary. There were 18 apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes, in presence of large crowds and later they were confirmed by Catholic Church. On December 8, 1933,

Dominican Order, often called so by its founder’s name, or more officially “The Order of Preachers” is a Roman Catholic order founded in 1206 by Saint Dominic de Guzman, who was born in Caleruega, in Spain in 1170. In Spain he is also known as Domingo Félix de Guzmán. At age of twenty-four or so he was a canon of cathedral in Osma, distinguished for