Last article of section "Saints and Blessed"
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 was led by Marin Raykov, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. The delegation from the Republic of Macedonia was...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
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
The Church now has 802 new Saints, after the first canonization that Pope Francis presided over on Sunday in Saint Peter’s Square. They are the 800 martyrs of Otranto -- killed savagely by …read more
Pope Francis presided over the first canonizations of his pontificate at a Mass in St. Peter's Square on Sunday. With 802 canonizations, he raised to the altars the largest number of saints …read more
Here is the address given by Pope Francis prior to the recitation of the Regina Caeli at the end of the Canonization Mass celebrated in St. Peter's Square today. * * * Dear brothers and …read more