• Have most popes been homebodies?

    by Dan Connors

    A Catholic Digest Papal Visit ExclusiveWhen St. Peter moved from Jerusalem to Rome, it surely didn’t occur to him that he was setting a mileage record for a papal trip that would stand for more than 1,900 years and 258 popes — right up until Pope Paul VI … read more

  • Can a pope's childhood roots shape a Church?

    by Kathleen Stauffer

    A Catholic Digest  Papal Visit ExclusiveBAVARIA, GERMANY - Unsullied by time, the picture-postcard landscape unfolds in visual cliché: Immense round hay bales balance in bucolic fields. Red geraniums pour from flower boxes hanging from windows of whitewashed chalets. … read more