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In his homily during yesterday’s morning Mass in the chapel of Domus Sanctae Marthae, Pope Francis referred to Pope John XXIII as a “model of sanctity.” On the 50th anniversary of Blessed Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli’s death, Pope Francis will pray before his tomb, asking for his intercession before the Lord for peace...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Here is a translation of Pope Francis' address to a group of pilgrims from the Diocese of Bergano who visited St. Peter's Basilica on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of …read more
Though the feast of Corpus Christi is moved to this Sunday in many countries, the traditional celebration of the feast falls today, the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. Pope Francis today …read more
On Sunday, Pope Francis addressed thousands gathered in St. Peter’s Square who came to join the Holy Father in praying the Angelus. The Pope earlier celebrated Mass in the parish of Saints …read more
Francis today met with leaders from Bulgaria and Macedonia, in Rome for an annual visit to mark the feast of Sts. Cyril and Methodius. Vatican Radio reported that the delegation from Bulgaria …read more
It was during a consistory called to declare the canonization of saints that Benedict XVI chose to announce his resignation. Last Sunday, these saints were canonized, among them 800 martyrs: …read more