-- Roman Rite 1st Sunday of Advent - Year B - November 30, 2014 Is 63, 16-17.19; 64.2 to 7; Ps 80; 1 Cor 1, 3-9; Mk 13, 33-37 Ambrosian Rite 3rd Sunday of Advent - The prophecies fulfilled Is 51.1 to 6; Ps 45; 2 Cor 2, 14-16a; Jn 5.33 to 39 1) The wait allows the meeting with the Beloved. Advent, ...read more
Pope Francis departed this morning at 9 for his three-day apostolic visit to Turkey. He is expected to land at 1:00 p.m. (local time) in Esemboğa International Airport, Ankara. As customary, Pope Francis sent telegrams to the heads of state of the countries the papal plane will pass over during the flight. Addr...
Pope Francis briefly spoke to journalists prior to landing at the Turkish capital of Ankara. According to Vatican Radio, the Pope greeted and thanked them for their “company during this journey.” “Your work is a support, a help and also a service for the world, reporting on this religious and humanitarian activit...
In his first stop on his Apostolic Visit to Turkey, Pope Francis visited the famed Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Upon his arrival, the Pope was welcomed by government and military authorities, as well as Archbishop Antonio Lucibello, Apostolic Nuncio. Shortly after landing, the Holy Father wa...
Quote for November 27th
"Love is the measure of faith"
- Pope Francis, Tweet on Nov. 27th, 2014
Addressing the International Pastoral Congress on the World’s Big Cities, Pope Francis called on bishops to give “concrete mercy and tenderness” in their pastoral ministry. The congress, …read more
“While you do not hide the areas of weakness that it is possible to verify today in consecrated life,” the Pope told consecrated persons today at the Vatican, he encouraged them to still “be …read more
In an audience this morning with the Pauline Family, Pope Francis encouraged them to renew their commitment to living and communicating faith through multimedia. The Pauline Family includes …read more
The Vatican has released the schedule for Pope Francis’ public liturgical celebrations in December 2014 and January 2015. Below is the Holy Father’s itinerary, published by the Vatican’s …read more
Speaking on Pope Francis' visit to Turkey this weekend, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem says security risks cannot prevent the Jesuit Pontiff from doing his mission and reaching out to the …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope’s address to the participants of the Plenary Assembly of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life on the theme: “ …read more
Here is a translation of the Pope’s address to the participants in the Pilgrimage of the Pauline Family, on the occasion of the closing of the Centenary Year of the Pauline charism and in …read more
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