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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 spokesman's statement was in response to several articles published today in Italy's Corriere della Sera and La Repubblic...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' address to members of the John Paul II Foundation Saturday afternoon in the Vatican: *** Dear Brothers and Sisters, I welcome you, members and friends …read more
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 …read more
In an active outpouring of camaraderie and Italian pride, Italian-American immigrants have shown that they haven't forgotten their roots. The mayor of Airola in the province of Benevento will …read more
Awareness to the soon-to-be canonized saint, Blessed Juniper Sera, will take place in Rome’s Pontifical North American College this May, and the Holy Father is expected to participate. “This …read more
Two hundred years after his birth, John Bosco(16 August 1815– 31 January 1888)is still very popular, but few know of the many innovative activities that ocurred to the Piedmontese saint. For …read more