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November 04, 2021
Vatican City, Nov 3, 2021 / 09:00 am Pope Francis has asked Catholics around the world to pray in November for people suffering from depression or burnout, that they might find the support they need. He made the appeal in his November prayer intention, shared with an accompanying video on Nov. 3.  “We pray that
November 04, 2021
Vatican City, Nov 3, 2021 / 14:00 pm The Vatican’s historic library has created a new space for hosting temporary art exhibitions.  Pope Francis will inaugurate the gallery and visit its first exhibit on Nov. 5. The Vatican’s librarian Cardinal José Tolentino de Mendonça said in a Nov. 3 press release: “The Vatican Apostolic Library
October 29, 2021
Vatican City, Oct 28, 2021 / 07:12 am This year, the Vatican has decided once again to grant a plenary indulgence to Catholics who visit a cemetery to pray for the dead on any day in the month of November. In a typical year, the Church only grants this plenary indulgence for the souls in
October 25, 2021
On Monday, Pope Francis appointed the economist Jeffrey Sachs to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.  The Holy See press office said on 25th October that the pope had named Sachs as an “ordinary member” of the academy founded in 1994 by Pope John Paul II to promote the study and progress of the social sciences. Sachs, the director
September 22, 2021
Vatican City, Sep 21, 2021 / 05:20 am In a private meeting with Jesuits in Slovakia on Sept. 12, Pope Francis said that there were people who wanted him to die after he underwent colon surgery in July. During the encounter, a Jesuit priest asked the pope how he was doing, to which he replied:
September 09, 2021
The Vatican released a message from Pope Francis on Wednesday as the Church celebrates the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. “The true joy that comes from the Lord always gives space to the voices of the forgotten, so that together with them we can build a better future,” Pope Francis said in the message published Sept.
September 07, 2021
Vatican City, Sep 7, 2021 / 03:30 am The Vatican released Tuesday a preparatory document and handbook for the 2023 synod on synodality to be reviewed by all Catholic dioceses in the world over the next six months. “It is precisely this path of synodality which God expects of the Church of the third millennium,”
September 07, 2021
Vatican City, Sep 7, 2021 / 03:10 am Pope Francis met with recent arrivals from Afghanistan on Monday evening after a documentary about his life and teaching was screened at the Vatican.  The Holy See press office said that the pope arrived in the atrium of the Paul VI Audience Hall on Sept. 6 at
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