Articles on this issue "pilgrimages"
“A pilgrimage – as those who have followed on foot a stretch of the ancient itineraries, opportunely rediscovered and proposed again to our days – is also an experience of mercy, of sharing and of solidarity with one who travels the same road, as well as of hospitality and generosity on the part of the one who hosts and assists pilgrims”
The 20th Public Session of the Pontifical Academies was held Tuesday on the theme: “Ad Limina Petri. Monumental Traces of Pilgrimage in the First Centuries of Christianity.” The works were …read more
Sends Message to Public Session, on the Theme, "Ad limina Petri: monumental traces of pilgrimage in the first centuries of Christianity"
Pilgrimages are a distinctive sign of the Holy Year of Mercy, Pope Francis recalled Tuesday in a message sent to the 21st Public Session of the Pontifical Academies. The theme of the session …read more
The pilgrim statue of Our Lady of Fatima will make its way to Damascus, Syria, during the month of September. The announcement of the statue's visit was made last Wednesday by the rector of …read more
More than 2 dozen killed during procession when brakes go out on truck
Pope Francis today sent assurance of his prayers to the victims of Thursday’s accident in Mexico that resulted in more than two dozen deaths when a truck lost control and slammed into a …read more
Fr. Eamonn O’Higgins, L.C., has been a spiritual guide of the Holy Land Pilgrimage for Priests Course for the last 3 years. We asked him about this pilgrimage for priests: Q. Priests are …read more
During today's General Audience, Pope Francis reminded the faithful gathered that this year marks the 5th centenary of the birth of St. Teresa of Jesus in Avila, Spain. “May [St. Teresa's] …read more
On Saturday, Pope Francis received the participants pilgrims the diocese of Cassano all’Jonio at the Paul VI audience hall. The following is a translation of the Holy Father's address to …read more
More than 10,000 children and teens have gathered in Senegal for an annual pilgrimage aimed at promoting missionary service to disadvantaged children. In the capital of the western African …read more
A colorful pilgrimage from Nigeria brightens St. Peter's Square A group of pilgrims traveled to Rome with a specific mission. To view the video click here: …read more