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Pope to altar servers: “Offer your hands, thoughts and time to Jesus"

Pope Francis sends a message for the 25th National Pilgrimage of the altar servers of Portugal, urging them to “put the enthusiasm of their age into the encounter of Jesus” and to “be original” as they bring forth the gifts and the unique personal talents the Lord has given them.

Indigenous Mexican Zapatistas launch symbolic invasion of Spain

Mexico`s Zapatista rebels, famed for their masks and pipes, are planning to launch a symbolic invasion of Spain, to mark the 500th anniversary of the Conquistador incursion into Mexico.

Pope sends Easter greetings to Orthodox and Eastern Churches

Pope Francis sends his greetings to our brothers and sisters who celebrate the Solemnity of Easter according to the Julian calendar. He also expresses sorrow for an accident in Israel and recalls the beatification of a doctor in Venezuela who dedicated his life to the poor.

Pope Francis asks for prayers for peace in Myanmar

Reminding the faithful that we have entered the Marian month of May and of the daily “Prayer Marathon” initiative, Pope Francis invites everyone to pray for peace and reconciliation in Myanmar.

Pope at Regina Coeli: A truly Christian life bears witness to Christ

Pope Francis addresses the faithful on the fifth Sunday of Easter and reflects on how in order to bear witness to Christ, it is necessary to be united with Him and abide in HIm actively,

Pope opens Marathon of Prayer with Rosary in Vatican Basilica

Pope Francis inaugurates the Marathon of Prayer for an end to the pandemic on Saturday by leading the faithful in the Holy Rosary from St Peter’s Basilica.

Pope approves 7 new invocations to Litany of St. Joseph

On the feast of St. Joseph the Worker, May 1, the Vatican added 7 new invocations to the Litany of St. Joseph, with the approval of Pope Francis.

Cardinal Tagle: Deacons are called to be living signs of Jesus

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle ordains 24 deacons from 13 countries during Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica

Rosary, Eucharistic adoration campaign for Myanmar in May

Cardinal Charles Bo is promoting a prayer initiative for peace, justice, unity and human dignity in Myanmar during the Marian month of May.

Deir al-Surian: Saving ancient Christian manuscripts in Egypt

For twenty years now, an Anglo-Egyptian foundation has been working to preserve and restore one of the most prestigious collections of ancient manuscripts, which contain Christian texts of exceptional historical value that were secretly preserved for centuries.