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Requiem

The Requiem - album cover

The Requiem - album cover. The recording by priests of the Fraternity of Saint Peter is sitting on the top of the charts.

"The Requiem" Gregorian chant album tops charts

22/06/2017 15:30

A new album from a group of traditional Catholic priests has been sitting atop the Billboard charts for classical music for four weeks. “The Requiem,” by members of the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter (FSSP), focuses on the traditional Gregorian chants sung at funerals in the Roman Rite.

Pope Francis offers the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for deceased Cardinals and Bishops

Pope Francis offers the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for deceased Cardinals and Bishops. The traditional Requiem liturgy was celebrated in St Peter's Basilica, at the Altar of the Chair.

Pope offers Holy Sacrifice for deceased Cardinals and Bishops

04/11/2016 12:02

At the Altar of the Chair in St Peter’s Basilica on Friday, Pope Francis offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in suffrage for the souls of Cardinals and Bishops who have died in the course of the past year.

Pope Francis preaches at the Holy Mass for all the faithful departed on All Souls' Day

Pope Francis preaches at the Holy Mass for all the faithful departed on All Souls' Day. The Pope offered the Holy Sacrifice at Rome's Flaminio Cemetery.

Pope offers Mass for faithful departed on All Souls' Day

02/11/2016 17:25

Pope Francis travelled to the Roman cemetery of Prima Porta, where he offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for the liturgical commemoration of All Souls’ Day. 

Bishop Domenico Pompili of Rieti embraces the Sergio Pirozzi, the Mayor of Amatrice, during the Requiem Mass for victims of last week's earthquake

Bishop Domenico Pompili of Rieti embraces the Sergio Pirozzi, the Mayor of Amatrice, during the Requiem Mass for victims of last week's earthquake in central Italy.

Requiem Mass for victims of earthquake in Italy

31/08/2016 10:42

Italy held a state funeral in pouring rain on Tuesday for some of the victims of an earthquake which levelled mountain communities last week, killing at least 292 people.

 

Bishop Giovanni D'Ercole incenses the caskets of victims of the earthquake that struck central Italy on Wednesday.

Bishop Giovanni D'Ercole incenses the caskets of some of the victims of the earthquake that struck central Italy on Wednesday. The Bishop offered a Requiem Mass for all victims of the earthquake, as Italy observed a national day of mourning.

Italy holds state funeral for quake victims

27/08/2016 15:06

A state funeral was held in the town of Ascoli Piceno in Italy for some of the victims of an earthquake that devastated three nearby towns earlier this week, killing at least 290 people.