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Pope meets Sisters of Congregation founded by Mother Cabrini

Posted on 12/09/2017

By Seàn-Patrick Lovett Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini is an Italian-born saint who dedicated her life to helping thousands of Italian immigrants living in the United States during the late 19 th century. She died in Chicago exactly one hundrPope meets Sisters of Congregation founded by Mother Cabrini [Read More]

Pope Francis celebrates the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Posted on 12/08/2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis left the Vatican on Friday afternoon, headed for Rome’s central Piazza di Spagna in order to pay homage to the statue of the Immaculate Conception there. Listen to Seán-Patrick Lovett's report: SuPope Francis celebrates the Feast of the Immaculate Conception [Read More]

Pope Francis' prayer to Mary on the Immaculate Conception

Posted on 12/08/2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis made his annual visit to Rome's Spanish Square on Friday to pray at the foot of the column and statue of the Immaculate Conception. A litany of present-day viruses and their corresponding antibodies: this was at the heaPope Francis' prayer to Mary on the Immaculate Conception [Read More]

Pope at Angelus: ‘Mary is ever-green oasis of humanity’

Posted on 12/08/2017

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis reflected on the mystery of the Immaculate Conception at his Angelus address on Friday, December 8th, as the Church celebrates the Marian Solemnity. Listen to Devin Watkins' report: Ahead of the traditioPope at Angelus: ‘Mary is ever-green oasis of humanity’ [Read More]

Pope speaks at end of Mass for Card Sodano's 90th birthday

Posted on 12/07/2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis offered greetings to Cardinal Angelo Sodano on Thursday morning, following a Mass celebrated in honour of the Cardinal’s 90 th birthday. In off-the-cuff remarks, the Holy Father said we should always give thaPope speaks at end of Mass for Card Sodano's 90th birthday [Read More]

Pope thanks donors of St. Peter’s Square Christmas Crib and tree

Posted on 12/07/2017

“The Nativity Scene is the suggestive place where we contemplate Jesus , who having assumed our wretchedness , invites us to do likewise through our acts of mercy .”  Pope Francis made the reflection on Thursday while thanking allPope thanks donors of St. Peter’s Square Christmas Crib and tree [Read More]