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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"
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