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Pope Paul VI offered Mass for St Josemaria’s soul

Pablo VI

On June 27, 1975, Pope Paul VI offered the holy Mass for the soul of Msgr. Josemaria Escriva, “such a faithful son”, whose death represented a great loss for the Church. Tags: Pope, Pope Paul VI

Pope Paul VI Letter to St Josemaria

Pablo VI

Part of a letter written by the Holy Father, Pope Paul VI, to Msgr Josemaria Escriva, in 1964. Tags: Opus Dei, Pope Paul VI

Visit by St Josemaria to Pope Paul VI

On 25 June 1973. St Josemaria had not come to ask the Pope for anything, he only wanted to cheer him up. And once more, the Pope, in the heart of Rome, knew and felt that there was “a little part of the Church” on which he could rely, to find firm support. Tags: Pope, Pope Paul VI

Pope Paul VI’s first visit to Centro ELIS

I still have a very vivid memory of the visit of Pope Paul VI to the Centro ELIS on its opening day, said Alvaro del Portillo, the Pope stayed well beyond the time planned for the visit, he celebrated Mass, and attentively visited the various parts of the Centro. Tags: Education, Pope, Pope Paul VI

First audience granted by Pope Paul VI to Opus Dei founder St Josemaria

Pablo VI

January 24, 1964. When Msgr Escriva entered the room he started to kneel down to greet the Pope, as the current protocol required. But Pope Paul would not let him: he came forward and, opening wide his arms, gave him an affectionate welcoming embrace. Tags: Pope, Pope Paul VI

New Audience with Pope Francis

Two days before Christmas, on Monday, December 23, at 11.30 am, the Holy Father received the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarría, in a private audience. Tags: Apostolate, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Opus Dei prelate, Rome, Pope Francis

Pope Francis: St. Josemaria is a precursor of Vatican II

In a message sent by the Secretary of State for the symposium on St. Josemaria's contribution to theology, Pope Francis speaks about his teachings. Tags: Opus Dei, Spain, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis

Audience with Pope Francis

On Friday October 18, at 11.30 am, the Holy Father received the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarría, in a private audience. Tags: Opus Dei prelate, Rome, Pope Francis

Prelate’s Audience with Pope Francis

On Monday June 10, at 12.30 pm, the Holy Father received in audience the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarría. Tags: Javier Echevarria, Opus Dei prelate

Pope Francis Greets UNIV 2013 Participants

Pope Francis

The Holy Father addressed warm words of greeting to the students from UNIV at the March 27 General Audience. A Rome Reports video. Tags: Pope, University, Holy Week , Pope Francis