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Pope Francis recites the Angelus on the Solemnity of the Assumption.

Pope Francis recites the Angelus on the Solemnity of the Assumption.

Pope Francis: Enslaved women deserve "peace, justice, love"

15/08/2016 14:26

Pope Francis on Monday expressed his hope women enslaved to the “arrogance of the powerful” will be allowed to have a life of “peace, justice, and love.”

 

The Church of the Dormition in Jerusalem

The Church of the Dormition in Jerusalem

Feast of the Assumption: Our Lady's Dormition

14/08/2016 11:30

As the Church celebrates the Marian Feast of the Assumption, noted scholar and author Fr. Peter Stravinskas takes us to the Jerusalem church of the Dormition for a reflection on this Catholic dogma regarding Our Lady

Pope Francis blesses a crucifix during an audience in the Vatican

Pope Francis blesses a crucifix during an audience in the Vatican

Vatican Weekend for August 14, 2016

12/08/2016 11:38

Vatican Weekend for August 14, 2016 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel,'There's More in the Sunday Gospel than Meets the Eye' and, part II of our tour of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major with our guide, Vatican Museums curator, Professor Arnold Nesselrath.

 

 

Pope Francis during his Wednesday General Audience in the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican

Pope Francis during his Wednesday General Audience in the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican

Vatican Weekend for August 13, 2016

12/08/2016 11:19

Vatican Weekend for August 13, 2016 begins with a look at what Pope Francis had to say at the General Audience. Then, Fr. Peter Stravinskas takes us to the Holy Land to reflect on Our Lady’s Assumption and finally, a focus on Edith Stein or St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross.  

Assumption of Our Lady into heaven by  Rubens

Assumption of Our Lady into heaven by Rubens

'Vatican Weekend' for August 15, 2015

15/08/2015 16:07

(Vatican Radio) 'Vatican Weekend' for August 15, 2015  features a musical meditation to mark the  of the  Assumption of Our Lady, a visit to a Church atop Rome's Spanish steps to admire a fresco which depicts this same event. And on a different note an interview with Dominican Timothy Radcliffe.

Pope Francis greets the faithful during Saturday's Angelus for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Pope Francis greets the faithful during Saturday's Angelus for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Pope celebrates Assumption Angelus at St Peter's Square

15/08/2015 12:34

On Saturday, Pope Francis became the first Pope in more than 60 years to lead the Angelus for the Solemnity of the Assumption in Saint Peter’s Square.