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Saints Peter and Paul

 Pope Francis presides over the Holy Mass with the blessing of the Pallium on the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul

Pope Francis presides over the Holy Mass with the blessing of the Pallium on the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul

Peter and Paul: Pope highlights Christian persecution, prayer, confession

29/06/2017 13:00

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in St Peter's Square on Thursday to celebrated the feast of Saints Peter and Paul highlighting the plight of persecuted Christians, the importance of prayer and confessing the faith.

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Pope Francis prayed for the city and people of Rome at an Angelus address marking the feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Pope at Angelus prays for city and people of Rome

29/06/2017 12:22

Pope Francis prayed for the city and people of Rome, as he gave an Angelus address for the feast of the apostles Peter and Paul, patron saints of the Italian capital.

 

Pope Francis during Mass for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Pope Francis during Mass in St Peter's Square for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Pope Francis: homily for feast of Saints Peter and Paul

29/06/2017 10:56

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St Peter’s Square to mark the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, focusing on three aspects of the life of an apostle today: confession, persecution and prayer.

 

Pope Francis meets with members of a delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Pope Francis meets with members of an Orthodox delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate who are in Rome for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Pope meets Orthodox delegation from Ecumenical Patriarchate

27/06/2017 13:27

Pope Francis meets with members of an Orthodox delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate who are here in Rome to celebrate the feast of Saints Peter and Paul

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Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a Mass where he bestowed the Pallium, a woolen shawl symbolizing the bond to the pope, to 25 new Archbishops in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 29, 2016.

'Prayer opens the door to closed hearts', Pope says at Mass

29/06/2016 13:13

On Wednesday, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, during which he said prayer is the “way out” when we become closed in on ourselves.

Pope Francis celebrated the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul with an Angelus Prayer 29 June 2016

Pope Francis celebrated the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul with an Angelus Prayer 29 June 2016

Pope Francis: Saints Peter, Paul are 2 pillars of faith linking East to West

29/06/2016 12:49

The Church of Rome was founded on the faith of Saints Peter and Paul , the two Apostles whose feast day is celebrated 29 June:  that’s what Pope Francis recalled during his midday Angelus address on this Rome holiday. 

 

The Apostles Peter and Paul

The Apostles Peter and Paul

Saints Peter and Paul: why remember them on the same day?

29/06/2016 10:39

(Vatican Radio) Veronica Scarisbrick asks scripture scholar Mark Benedict Coleridge, Archbishop of Brisbane in Australia, to shed light on on the figures of Saints Peter and Paul on the day, the 29th of June that the Church remembers them in a special way each year.

The statue of St Peter in St Peter's Basilica, vested in triple tiara and cope for the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul

The statue of St Peter in St Peter's Basilica, vested in triple tiara and cope for the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul.

Homily for Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul: Full text

29/06/2016 09:06

In his homily for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Pope Francis focused on the themes of “closing” and “opening” in the lives of the two patrons of Rome.