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Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, brought to St Peter's Basilica for the commemoration of the apparitions at Fatima

Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, brought to St Peter's Basilica for the commemoration of the apparitions at Fatima. On Sunday, Pope Francis entrusted all those peoples afflicted by war to Mary, Queen of Peace.

Pope entrusts those afflicted by war to Mary, Queen of Peace

14/05/2017 12:54

Following the Regina Coeli on Sunday, Pope Francis entrusted “to Mary, the Queen of Peace, the destiny of the peoples afflicted by wars and conflicts, particularly in the Middle East."

 

The altar of the Icon of Mary, Salus Populi Romani, in the Papal Basilica of St Mary Major

The altar of the Icon of Mary, Salus Populi Romani, in the Papal Basilica of St Mary Major. On Thursday evening, Pope Francis paid a visit to the chapel to pray for his Apostolic Voyage to Egypt.

Pope prays before icon of Mary ahead of Apostolic Voyage

28/04/2017 11:39

On Thursday evening, Pope Francis paid a visit to the Icon of Mary, Salus Populi Romani, to pray for his Apostolic Voyage to Egypt.

 

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.

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