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Veneration of Beloved Padre Pio to Take Place During Jubilee Year of Mercy
St. Peter’s Basilica will receive Saint Pio of Pietrelcina’s remains, which will be exposed for veneration from February 8-14. According to a joint press release of the Archdiocese of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo and of the Capuchin Minor Brothers, the opportunity for prayeris planned in the context of...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Taking Place in Avila from August 1-3, Conference Reflects on Teresian Perspectives in the New Evangelization
Pope Francis sent his blessing to the participants in the Inter-University Congress on “Saint Teresa of Jesus, Teacher of Life.” The website of the Congress, which was held from August 1-3, …read more
On the occasion of Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to Cuba, Argentina will donate an image of Saint Joseph for Havana’s Cathedral, which is expected to be blessed by the Holy Father. The origin …read more
Recognition Brings Metropolitan Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky Closer to Beatification
Pope Francis recognized the heroic virtues of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky. According to a communique released by the Holy See Press Office, the Holy Father met this …read more
Calls on Salesians to Continue Working "With Youth and for Youth"
In a message on the Bicentenary of St. John Bosco's birth, Pope Francis praised the Salesian founder, saying that the heart of his vision was "love in action, reaching out to those in need." …read more
Fr. Stanley Rother Could Become First Beatified Martyr from the United States
A Theological Commission of the Congregation of the Causes of Saints has recognized the martyrdom of Fr. Stanley Rother, a priest from Oklahoma. According to the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, …read more