Opus Dei, founded by Josemaria Escriva, is the only personal prelature in the Catholic Church. This unique status makes the organization somewhat like a worldwide diocese. Opus Dei promotes sanctity in the life of lay people, especially in work.

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Opus Dei
Personal prelature that helps ordinary lay people seek holiness in and through their everyday activities, especially through work.
Bulletin of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei. It includes documents from the Holy See, news about the activities of the Prelate and of the Prelature in the service of the Church and brief articles about apostolic initiatives fostered by members of the Prelature.
"Ut Sit" The Apostolic Constitution
John Paul II erecting Opus Dei as a Personal Prelature.
8 from Opus Dei in Process of Canonization
Causes for canonisation are open for eight faithful of Opus Dei. [Zenit.org]
Canonization Cause to Open for Opus Dei Bishop
The Vicariate of Rome will open proceedings in the canonization cause of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, a longtime collaborator of Opus Dei founder St Josemaria Escriva [Zenit.org]
Catholic-Hierarchy: Opus Dei
List of Opus Dei bishops and other information about the Prelature.
Cooperators of Opus Dei
Explanation of the nature, involvement and benefits of Cooperators of Opus Dei.
A Glimpse Inside a Catholic 'Force': Opus Dei
Excerpt of book by Vatican reporter John Allen: "Opus Dei: An Objective Look Behind the Myths and Reality of the Most Controversial Force in the Catholic Church".
Holy See: Address of John Paul II to the members of Opus Dei
Speech about Opus Dei given by the Pope on the occasion of the centenary of Josemaría Escrivá's birth.
Investigative Reporter Goes Inside 'Work of God'
John L. Allen, Jr. writes about the secretive Opus Dei and its influence on the Vatican and the politics of the Catholic Church. Here's an excerpt.
John Paul II Hails Opus Dei's Priest-Laity Collaboration
The Pope exhorts lay people to become missionaries of society during a meeting with members of Opus Dei [Zenit.org]
John Trigilio: Opus Dei
Short explanation of the organization.
Murray Hill Institute
Devoted to the study of the distinct contribution that women make to society.
Opus Dei
Entry in Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Opus Dei - Quick Facts
Quick facts about Opus Dei: What is Opus Dei, where to find it and a brief history.
Opus Dei Corporate Works
Examples of apostolic works carried out by the Prelature of Opus Dei throughout the world.
Opus Dei Prelate on a Springtime for the Church in Germany
Part 1 of an interview with Bishop Echevarria on World Youth Day 2005 [Zenit.org]
Opus Dei Prelate on a Springtime for the Church in Germany
Part 2 of an interview with Bishop Echevarria on World Youth Day 2005 [Zenit.org]
Opus Dei Prelate Unfazed by "Da Vinci Code"
Article on an interview with the prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarria, on the book, "The Da Vinci Code". [Zenit.org]
Opus Dei Woman's Cause for Beatification Opens
Cardinal of Madrid begins beatification process for Guadalupe Ortíz de Landázuri a lay woman who worked closely with Blessed Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei [Zenit.org]
Opus Dei's Governance
Interview with Marlies Kücking, of the Central Advisory Office of Opus Dei [Zenit.org]
Opus Dei: A Dialogue Between Friend and Foe
A critical analysis of some typical arguments against Opus Dei. Too wide for smaller monitors.
Opus Dei: In Everyday Life
Description of a typical day in the life of a member of Opus Dei, by Michael Pakaluk
Opus Dei: Its Mission, Structure and Members
Perspective on a Prelature [Zenit.org]
Ordinary Christians in the World
What is Opus Dei? By Russell Shaw.
The Pope and Opus Dei
Article about the message of the Prelature of Opus Dei and John Paul II. Written by Father John McCloskey.
Shrine of Torreciudad
Torreciudad is a shrine dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary in Aragon, Spain. The new shrine, which is maintained by Opus Dei, was built under the guidance of Saint Josemaria Escriva.
Vatican Crusade Against "Da Vinci Code"? Hardly
Clarifications about debate organized by Genoa archdiocese; Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, clarifies the nature of Opus Dei. [Zenit.org]
Youth Service International
Voluntary service organization for men. Offers programs in the United States, Mexico, Spain.
La Repubblica - Interview with the Prelate of Opus Dei
An interview with Bishop Javier Echevarria published in the Italian newspaper La Repubblica. The Prelate of Opus Dei answers candid questions about Blessed Josemaria, Opus Dei, and the Church in the Third Millenium [La Repubblica] (January 10, 2002)
A New Way for the Church?
Few descriptions of Opus Dei have been objective, so Antonio Gaspari decided to try to find out about the movement for himself. [Inside the Vatican] (June 01, 1995)

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