25th World Day of the Sick

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25th World Day of the Sick

On February 11, the 25th World Day of the Sick will be celebrated by the Church throughout the world and in a special way at Lourdes. Here is the...

Apostolic Journey to Sweden

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Apostolic Journey to Sweden

From 31 October to 1 November, Pope Francis is making a brief apostolic visit to Sweden. Here is his homily in the common ecumenical prayer service at...

"Suffering Unleashes Love"

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"Suffering Unleashes Love"

For the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross on September 14, here are some excerpts from John Paul II's apostolic letter "Salvifici Doloris" on...

Telegram from Pope Francis

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Telegram from Pope Francis

As soon as he heard the news of Bishop Echevarría's death, the Holy Father telephoned to express his sorrow and also sent an affectionate telegram.

"Treat him well for me"

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"Treat him well for me"

On 16 October, Pope Francis canonized 7 new saints, including Bishop Manuel Gonzales, a good friend of Saint Josemaria, whose love for the Eucharist...