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Youth taking part in World Youth Day in Poland, part of the Year of Mercy celebrations.

Youth taking part in World Youth Day in Poland, part of the Year of Mercy celebrations.

Voices from an Extraordinary Year

19/11/2016 13:00

The Jubilee of Mercy has been a year that has been celebrated not just in Rome but around the world. As it draws to a close Vatican Radio looks back at the voices from this Extraordinary Year.

A mosaic depicting the icon of the Jubilee of Mercy

A mosaic depicting the icon of the Jubilee of Mercy

The Year of Mercy in Ferns, Ireland

17/11/2016 11:55

The diocese of Ferns located on the South East coast of Ireland is one of the many dioceses in the country that has been celebrating the Extraordinary Year of Mercy.

Image of the Divine Mercy

Image of the Divine Mercy

The Year of Mercy in Perth, Australia

15/11/2016 10:47

As the Holy Year of Mercy draws to a close, Vatican Radio has been looking at how it has been celebrated around the world. The Auxillary Bishop of Perth, Donald Sproxton spoke about the initiatives that have been taking place in his Archdiocese.

 

An image of the Year of Mercy icon

An image of the Year of Mercy icon

Abp of Cape Town: Mercy and dialogue

14/11/2016 11:05

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Stephen Brislin talks about the many initiatives that have been taking place in his Archdiocese during this Holy Year of Mercy.

Pope Francis celebrating Mass for the Jubilee of Prisoners

Pope Francis celebrating Mass for the Jubilee of Prisoners

Prison advisor reflects on Pope's message of hope

06/11/2016 15:54

The Jubilee for Prisoners celebrated on Sunday gave prisoners, their families, prison chaplains and staff the chance to hear Pope Francis' message of hope. One prison advisor who was at the celebration reflected on the Pope's homily and his experience of the Year of Mercy.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St Peter's Basilica for the Jubilee of Prisoners

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St Peter's Basilica for the Jubilee of Prisoners

Pope's homily for Jubilee of Prisoners

06/11/2016 10:25

Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated Mass for the Jubilee of Prisoners in St Peter's Basilica, telling those present, "by learning from past mistakes, you can open a new chapter of your lives." 

 

St Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne, Australia

St Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne, Australia

Jubilee: Archbishop Hart on welcoming the stranger

05/11/2016 11:01

One of the things Pope Francis has stressed over the course of this Jubilee of Mercy has been welcoming the stranger, especially at a time when migrants are fleeing areas of conflict in the world and looking to make a better life in countries, such as Australia.

The city of Brisbane, Australia where the Year of Mercy is being celebrated

The city of Brisbane, Australia where the Year of Mercy is being celebrated

Abp Coleridge: We need to enact mercy publicly

28/10/2016 08:12

The Year of Mercy may be coming to an end in the next few weeks, but for the past year the faithful of the Archdiocese of Brisbane, Australia have been journeying together and heeding Pope Francis’ call to delve more deeply into the mystery of God’s Mercy.