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Servant of God Flavien Michael Melki Beheaded in 1915 During Persecution of Christians and Minorities
On Saturday, Pope Francis recognized the martyrdom of the Servant of God Bishop Flavien Michael Melki, a TurkishEastern Catholicpriestof the Brothers of Saint Ephrem. The Holy Father authorized the Congregation of the Causes of Saints to promulgate the decree regarding the martyrdom following a meeting with C...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
In this interview with ZENIT, Los Angeles archbishop speaks on Junípero Serra's role in foundation of America
When Pope Francis canonizesJunípero Serra during his trip to the US this September, he will be sending an important message to immigrants, saysArchbishop JoséGomez of Los Angeles. The prelate …read more
Ahead of Blessed's Canonization Taking Place in His Diocese in September, Washington DC's Cardinal Speaks on Setting Record Straight
Ahead of Pope Francis' Apostolic Visit to the United States in September, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington DC, says that "to hear the true story ofJuniperoSerra is a blessing." …read more
Rome: the spiritual center of Catholicism. It's a city visited by millions each year, particularly pilgrims in search of a connection with the roots of their faith, a city where so many spent …read more
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