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Image Donated by Argentina Before Pope Francis’ Apostolic Visit to Cuba
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 of this gift to the Cuban people is a resident of the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Flores, who is profoundly devoted to S...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
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
Rector of Alençon Shrine Speaks on Events Leading to Canonization of Parents of St. Therese of Lisieux
The Canonization of the Martin spouses, parents of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus and of the Holy Face -- and of her four sisters --, might well take place at the heart of the Synod on the …read more
Calls on Members of Oratory to Follow Example of the 'Apostle of Rome'
In a letter sent to the members of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri, Pope Francis called on them to follow their founder's example in his commitment to the spiritual care of souls. The Holy …read more