Articles on this issue "mary"
"Finally, it is very important today that a woman be adequately appreciated, and that she be able to take up fully the place that corresponds to her, be it in the Church, be it in society. "
Here is a ZENIT translation of the address PopeFrancis gave in the Vatican this morning to delegates of the International Catholic Conference of Guiding, on the occasion of the 50th …read more
Sacraments of Initiation Administered During Course of Celebrations
Many Chinese Catholic communities celebrated the World Day of Prayer for the Church in China last Sunday, reported Fides.Pope Benedict XVI instituted thisday of prayer in 2007. TheMay 24 …read more
Celebration to Take Place in Shrine of Our Lady of Sheshan in Shanghai
At the conclusion of today's General Audience, Pope Francis remembered the upcoming celebration of the "World Day of Prayer for the Church in China." The day of prayer, which was instituted …read more
Below is the Vatican Radio provided translation of Pope Francis' prayer this morning in Pompeii during his one day pastoral visit there and to Naples: *** Pope’s Prayer in Pompeii Virgin of …read more
Here is the text of the Homily given by Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon (Myanmar) at the 113th Celebration of Our Lady of Lourdes at the National Marian Center of Nyaung Lay Bin. Over 100,000 …read more
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"On this first day of the year, in the joyful atmosphere of Christmas, the Church invites us to fix our gaze of faith and of love on the Mother of Jesus." The Pope extended this invitation …read more
Below is a translation provided by Vatican Radio of Pope Francis' address before and after the Angelus in St. Peter's Square yesterday on the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God: *** Dear …read more
Here below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' homily given Jan. 1, the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, in St. Peter's Basilica: *** Today we are reminded of the words …read more
Roman Rite: Nm 6, 22-27; Ps 67 Gal 4, 4-7; Lk 2.16 to 21 Holy Mary, Mother of God Ambrosian Rite: Nm 6, 22-27; Ps 67; Phil 2, 5-11; Lk 2.18-21 Circumcision of the Lord - Solemnity 1) The …read more
Pope Francis will visit the Pontifical Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary of Pompeii during his trip to the Italian region of Campania next year. The visit will be the first stop …read more