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Taking Place in Avila from August 1-3, Conference Reflects on Teresian Perspectives in the New Evangelization
Pope Francis sent his blessing to the participants in the Inter-University Congress on “Saint Teresa of Jesus, Teacher of Life.” The website of the Congress, which was held from August 1-3, states that its main objective is to bring the University public close to the figure of the "Saint of Avila"to reflect on ...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Holy See Spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi Responds to Speculation of Possible Jubilee Year Event
Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press, released a statement today regarding reports of a possible date on the canonization of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. The Vatican …read more
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