Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy

The Pontiff opened the Holy Door at Bangui Cathedral on Sunday

‘The Mercy Bus is a way of reaching out to people who might not otherwise have contact with the Church,’ Bishop John Arnold of Salford said

Bishops’ conference initiative will assist people who face having their utilities cut off

What is immediately interesting about the Pope’s letter ahead of the Year of Mercy is the old-fashioned nature of his concerns

The Pope has written to Archbishop Rino Fisichella

The year-long extraordinary jubilee will include a number of individual jubilee days for specific groups of people

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Acts 10:25-26, 33-35 & 44-48; 1 jn 4:7-10; jn 15:9-17

Dante is ‘a prophet of hope’ and ‘herald of the possibility of redemption’, says Pontiff

Pope says Holy Year of Mercy is ‘a time to offer everyone the way of forgiveness and reconciliation’