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Pope Francis greets a sick child during one of the General Audiences (file photo)

Pope Francis greets a sick child during one of the General Audiences. On Saturday 11 February, the Church marks the World Day of the Sick.

Pope Francis: Message for World Day of the Sick

11/02/2017 16:17

The full text of Pope Francis' Message for World Day of the Sick 2017.

 

Archbishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., Bishop of Warszawa-Praga, Poland

Archbishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., Bishop of Warszawa-Praga, Poland. On Saturday, Archbishop Hoser was appointed Pope Francis' Special Envoy to Medjugorje.

Pope appoints Special Envoy to Medjugorje

11/02/2017 14:24

On Saturday, Pope Francis named Archbishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., the Bishop of Warszawa-Praga, as a Special Envoy of the Holy See to Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

A procession with a statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Shrine at Cova da Iria, in Portugal

A procession with a statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Shrine at Cova da Iria, in Portugal. On Saturday, it was announced that Pope Francis will travel to Fatima in May to celebrate the centenary of the Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Pope Francis to visit Fatima for anniversary of apparitions

17/12/2016 19:29

Pope Francis will visit Portugal in May to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima. 

 

Pope Francis greets pilgrims on Thursday for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims on Thursday for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.

Pope Francis on Immaculate Conception: God awaits our 'yes'

08/12/2016 12:27

Pope Francis before the Angelus for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception encouraged Christians to give their “Yes” to God, which allows the Lord to create for us a “new story,” as opposed to sin, which makes us “old inside.”

Pope Marian jubilee

Pope Francis leads a mass on October 9, 2016 at St Peter's square in Vatican.

Pope reflects on Mary as example of being thankful

09/10/2016 13:31

Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday to mark the end of the Marian Jubilee, the latest event in the ongoing Holy Year of Mercy.

Pope Francis presides over Mass for Marian Jubilee

Pope Francis presides over Mass for Marian Jubilee

Pope Francis: Look to the model of Mary

09/10/2016 10:55

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the Marian Jubilee, part of the celebrations for the Year of Mercy. In his homily he told the faithful present in St Peter's Square that, "we are given a model, indeed the model, to whom we can look: Mary, our Mother." 

 

Pope Francis on Saturday evening presided at the Vigil of the Marian Jubilee taking place in St. Peter’s Square.

Pope Francis on Saturday evening presided at the Vigil of the Marian Jubilee taking place in St. Peter’s Square.

Pope Francis leads Vigil of Marian Jubilee

08/10/2016 18:30

Pope Francis on Saturday evening attended the Vigil of the Marian Jubilee taking place in St. Peter’s Square.

 

Pope Francis prays before the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the conclusion of his daily Mass.

Pope Francis prays before the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the conclusion of the daily Mass on the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows.

Pope Francis: Mary is our Mother, who defends us

15/09/2016 12:34

In a “world that suffers the crisis of a great orphanhood,” we have a Mother that accompanies and defends us. That was the message of Pope Francis during the morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta on the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows.

 

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