Last article of section "Saints and Blessed"
Offices in the Vatican are marking today's feast of St. George (Jorge in Spanish) with celebration, as it is the feast day of Pope Francis' baptismal saint. Pope Francis was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Argentina on Dec. 17, 1936, and was baptized a week later, on Christmas night. Vatican Radio shared a reflecti...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
The first stone of a church dedicated to the 21 Egyptian Copts killed in Libya by the so-called "Islamic State" was laid yesterday. The dedication of the Church of the "Martyrs of Libya" was …read more
In a message sent to the Discalced Carmelites, Pope Francis said that St. Teresa of Avila serves as a model and guide "of total donation to God." The letter, which was addressed to Fr. …read more
According to Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia of Turin, the three events of the Exposition of the Holy Shroud, of the Bicentenary of Don Bosco and the Pope’s visit, are the sign of God’s assistance …read more
Here is the translation of Pope Francis' letter to Fr. Saverio Cannistra, Superior General of the Order of Discalced Carmelites, on the occasion of the fifth centenary celebration of St. …read more
A worldwide prayer for peace began this morning, on the occasion of the fifth centenary of Saint Teresa of Avila’s birth. The Order of Discalced Carmelites was responsible for proposing the …read more