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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 Father sent the message on the 500th anniversary of St. Philip Neri's birth. Dubbed the 'Apostle of Rome', St. Philp Ner...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Receives Group of Religious in Rome For Yesterday's Canonization
Pope Francis received a group of Carmelite religious from Bethlehem and Sisters of the Rosary from Jerusalem, who were in Rome for yesterday's canonization. Among the four blesseds canonized …read more
Salvadoran priest will be beatified this Saturday
The Church's international charity organization has adopted a third patron, Salvadoran priest Oscar Romero, who will be beatified this Saturday. Caritas Internationalis’ General Assembly …read more
"To abide in God and in his love, and thus to proclaim by our words and our lives the resurrection of Jesus, to live in unity with one another and with charity towards all. This is what the four women Saints canonized today did."
Here is the Vatican-providedtranslation of Pope Francis' homily at the today's canonization of BlessedsGiovanna Emilia De Villeneuve, Mary Christine of the Immaculate Conception, …read more
Canonizes Four New Saints from Palestine, Italy and France
Like the four new saints canonized today, Christians are called to "abide in God and in his love, and thus to proclaim by our words and our lives the resurrection of Jesus, to live in unity …read more
Blessed Marie Alphonsine Ghattas and Blessed Mariam Baouardi To Be Proclaimed Saints This Sunday
This report is provided by Oliver Maksan, a reporter for Aid to the Church in Need. Pope Francis’ May 17, 2015 canonization of two Palestinians, Blessed Marie Alphonsine Ghattas and Blessed …read more