Pope Francis has announced a Jubilee Year of Mercy, and asks the faithful to practise the works of mercy during this year. What are they?
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“We need constantly to contemplate the mystery of mercy. It is a wellspring of joy, serenity, [...]
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Video (Rome Reports). It was a packed St. Peter's Square on Sunday, as Pope Francis led the Regina Coeli prayer from his studio window.
The Pope paid homage to now Blessed Oscar Romero. The Salvadorian Archbishop who was killed in 1980, was beatified on Saturday [...]
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By Rodrigo Ayude.
Archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified on May 23rd in San Salvador. Msgr. Joaquin Alonso recalls a meeting in Rome in 1974 between Archbishop Oscar Romero and Saint Josemaria, which gave him the opportunity to get to know the future Blessed quite [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis started Sunday with the canonization of four nuns in St. Peter's Square. Before praying the Regina Coeli, the Pope welcomed the pilgrims who came to see the French, Italian, and Palestinian nuns canonized.
"May the Lord grant a new missionary [...]
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On May 9, in Rome, Bishop Javier Echevarría conferred priestly ordination on 32 faithful of the prelature of Opus Dei. The ceremony took place in the basilica of San Eugenio. The new priests come from 14 countries: Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, United [...]
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St. Peter's Square was packed on Wednesday morning, with more than 60,000 pilgrims welcoming Pope Francis. From the popemobile, he blessed several children along the way- and this group of girls got a chance to get up close and give three red roses to the [...]
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The word “pilgrimage” is derived from the French pèlerinage which in turn comes from the Latin peregrinatio, a journey abroad. A pilgrimage is a journey made to a religious shrine.
In the month of May, which is traditionally dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, pilgrimages [...]
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Video. Jeff, from the United States, Juan Carlos, from Ecuador; Paulo, from Brasil; José Enrique, from Spain; Javier, from Chile, and James, from Kenya, explain what they think about the service of God that they're going to provide as priests once they are ordained [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis asked the thousands of pilgrims in St. Peter's Square for the Regina Coeli to participate in the Sacraments so that they can remain close to God. He said that it lets people receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit and [...]
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