One Lost Girl of Sudan Reflects on The Good Lie
October 3rd, 2014

One Lost Girl of Sudan Reflects on The Good Lie

Jennica Stevens

Rebecca Deng knows the perils of the Lost Boys of Sudan’s journey. She experienced it herself when she fled her village in South Sudan for the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. In this video she reflects on the impact of the film from her own perspective as a child ...

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Pope Francis Distributes Free Bibles at the Vatican
April 24th, 2014

Pope Francis Distributes Free Bibles at the Vatican

Maria Wolf

To encouragepeople to read the Bible, Pope Francis distributed pocket-sized copies of theGospels to the tens of thousands of faithful in St. Peter’s Square in earlyApril. “I want to offer to you who are here in the piazza—but as asign for all—a pocket-sized Gospel. They will be distributed ...

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6 Rare Bible Artifacts Everyone Should See
April 8th, 2014

6 Rare Bible Artifacts Everyone Should See

Maria Wolf

Last week I got a sneak peek of one of the largestcollections of Bibles and biblical artifacts in the world. The Verbum Domini II: God’s Word Goes Out to theNations held at Paul VI Audience Hall in Vatican City featured everythingfrom fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls ...

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How far has the Bible traveled?
April 4th, 2014

How far has the Bible traveled?

Maria Wolf

Vatican City— VerbumDomini II: God’s Word Goes Out to the Nations is a remarkable testament tothe power of Holy Scripture and peoples’ thirst for the Word of God. From the Greek World to Northeast Africa to China, theBritish Isles, North America and even the moon, God’s Word ...

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Meeting Pope Francis In Person
April 2nd, 2014

Meeting Pope Francis In Person

Maria Wolf

Vatican City—I had my first glimpse of the Holy Father todayas I stepped off the elevator into the lobby of the Domus Sanctae Marthae, theresidence where Pope Francis makes his home. Energy percolated in the room as a phalanx of securityguards surrounded him. Pope Francis’ back was to ...

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Special Bible Exhibit Opens in Vatican City
April 1st, 2014

Special Bible Exhibit Opens in Vatican City

Maria Wolf

Vatican City—As I write this from the Domus Sanctae Marthae, the residence where Pope Francis makes his home, I see the spire of St. Peter’sBasilica, the gold cross of Christ serving as a beacon of hope. Saint Peter’s Square is a short walk away. Pope Francis hasjust finished ...

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Leaving on a Jet Plane
March 30th, 2014

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Maria Wolf

Philadelphia—I’m sitting on the runway waiting to fly toRome. I’m not looking forward to the near-nine hour flight, but I am excitedabout what comes after that. Because after that, Ill be going to Vatican City, stayingat the Domus Sanctae Marthae—the hotel where Pope Francis lives—and eating inthe cafeteria ...

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Pope Francis ‘Challenges Power, Authority and Leadership’
March 25th, 2014

Pope Francis ‘Challenges Power, Authority and Leadership’

Maria Wolf

So Jesus called them all together and said, “You know that the rulers of the heathen have power over them, and the leaders have complete authority. This, however, is not the way it shall be among you. If one of you wants to be great, you must be ...

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