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Pope Francis incenses an image of the Virgin Mary during Mass in Villavicencio, Colombia

Pope Francis incenses an image of the Virgin Mary during Mass in Villavicencio, Colombia

Pope in Colombia celebrates Mass, beatifies 2 martyrs: full text

08/09/2017 17:30

Pope Francis celebrated Holy Mass in Villavicencio during his Apostolic Visit to Colombia on Friday, both celebrating the Nativity of Mary and beatifying two martyred Colombian clerics

 

Fr. Ramirez, who is to be beatified by Pope Francis in Villavicencio, Colombia, on Sept 8, 2017.

Fr. Ramirez, who is to be beatified by Pope Francis in Villavicencio, Colombia, on Sept 8, 2017.

Pope to beatify Fr. Ramirez in Colombia

08/09/2017 14:17

When offered to be smuggled out to safety when violence erupted in Colombia, Father Ramírez refused to abandon his people and was lynched. 

 

Bishop Jesús Emilio Jaramillo Monsalve of Arauca , to be beatifided in Colombia by Pope Francis on Sept. 8, 2017

Bishop Jesús Emilio Jaramillo Monsalve of Arauca , to be beatifided in Villavicencio, Colombia by Pope Francis on Sept. 8, 2017

Pope to beatify Bishop Jaramillo in Colombia

08/09/2017 13:00

Bishop Jesús Emilio Jaramillo Monsalve of Arauca was martyred for his faith by Colombia's ELN rebels in 1989. 

 

Pope Francis hugged by children at Colombia's presidential palace in Bogota.

Pope Francis hugged by children at Colombia's presidential palace in Bogota.

Vatican Weekend for September 9th, 2017

08/09/2017 11:30

Vatican Weekend for September 9th, 2017 is dedicated to coverage of Pope Francis’ 5-day Apostolic visit to Colombia with reports from our correspondent  and a series of interviews looking in more detail at the nation. 

Bishop Jesus Emilio Jaramillo Monsalvo  who was shot by Marxist guerrillas in 1989

Bishop Jesus Emilio Jaramillo Monsalvo who was shot by Marxist guerrillas in 1989

Pope to beatify a bishop and a priest in Colombia

11/07/2017 15:00

Pope Francis will beatify two martyred Colombian clerics when he travels to visit their South American nation in September.  Bishop Jesus Emilio Jaramillo Monsalve of Arauca and Father Pedro Ramirez Ramos will be beatified on September 8th during a Mass in the city of Villavicencio.  

Bishops attend the beatification ceremony of Teofilius Matulionis in Cathedral Square. Vilnius, Lithuania, 25 June 2017.

Bishops attend the beatification ceremony of Teofilius Matulionis in Cathedral Square. Vilnius, Lithuania, 25 June 2017.

Thousands attend Beatification of Lithuania's Catholic martyr Matulionis

25/06/2017 18:59

Thousands of people have gathered in Lithuania's capital Vilnius to attend the official beatification ceremony of Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis, who became a symbol of persecution endured by Christians when the country was still part of the Soviet Union.

Samunder Singh, the repentant assassin of Sr. Rani Maria, in prayer before a portrait of the nun in her convent in Udainagar.

Samunder Singh, the repentant assassin of Sr. Rani Maria, in prayer before a portrait of the nun in her convent in Udainagar.

Indian Church leaders welcome Sr. Rani Maria’s beatification‎

25/03/2017 12:08

Indian Catholic Church leaders, Cardinal George Alencherry and Archbishop Leo Cornelio of Bhopal have welcomed Pope Francis recognizing the martyrdom of Sister Rani Maria for Beatification. 

 

 Servant of God Rani Maria

Servant of God Rani Maria

Rani Maria cleared for beatification

23/03/2017 17:07

Servant of God, Rani Maria, professed sister of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation, who worked among poor landless agricultural laborers and was martyred in central India 22 years ago, has been cleared for beatification.