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The Works of Mercy

Pope Francis kisses a disabled boy during a special audience in May. The Jubilee of the Sick and Disabled takes place 10-12 June.

Pope Francis kisses a disabled boy during a special audience in May. The Jubilee of the Sick and Disabled takes place 10-12 June.

Jubilee for sick and disabled begins in Rome

10/06/2016 07:04

Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelisation, has introduced the Jubilee of the Sick and Disabled at a press conference in the Vatican.

 

The President of the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace, Cardinal Peter Turkson

The President of the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace, Cardinal Peter Turkson

Cardinal Turkson: Sustainable development in Year of Mercy

02/05/2016 14:00

The President of the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace, Cardinal Peter Turkson, on Monday opened an international seminar entitled “Sustainable development and the future of work  in the context of the Jubilee of Mercy” taking place in Rome.

 

The Bishop of Salford in the UK, speaks about the Year of Mercy in his diocese

The Bishop of Salford in the UK, speaks about the Year of Mercy in his diocese

Bishop of Salford on the Year of Mercy

26/01/2016 12:37

Traditionally the Holy Year has been based in Rome, but Bishop Arnold  said, that the Pope’s call for the year to be celebrated also by the local Church throughout the world, is a wonderful idea.

Fr. Louis Lougen, OMI, Superior General of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, which celebrates its bicentennial anniversary on 25 Feb 2016

Fr. Louis Lougen, OMI, Superior General of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, which celebrates its bicentennial anniversary on 25 February 2016

Oblates of Mary Immaculate: 200 years of preaching Gospel to the poor

25/01/2016 09:56

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate celebrate 200 years since the foundation of their congregation on 25 February 2016, the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul. Fr. Louis Lougen, OMI, spoke to Vatican Radio about the founding of the Oblates and their mission in the Church today

Pope Francis meets a guest of a residence for the elderly in Rome, during a surprise visit, part of his charity activities for his Holy Year of Mercy

Pope Francis meets a guest of a residence for the elderly in Rome, during a surprise visit, part of his charity activities for his Holy Year of Mercy

Pope Francis visits homes for elderly and infirm

16/01/2016 08:51

Pope Francis on Friday afternoon visited the Bruno Buozzi nursing home on the outskirts of Rome, before going to the Casa Iride, which provides care for those in a persistent vegetative state, as well as assistance for their families.