Archive of June 23, 2013

Catholics in Russia form Year of Faith pilgrimage

Jun 23, 2013 - 04:04 pm .- To mark the Year of Faith in Russia, lay-Catholic group Una Voce has organized a five-day pilgrimage in honor of 11th-century king Saint Olaf, including daily Mass and veneration of his icon.

Catholics are called to 'daily martyrdom,' says Pope

Jun 23, 2013 - 10:26 am .- During his June 23 Angelus reflection, Pope Francis said the faithful are called to follow the example of the martyrs in losing their lives for Christ, even if they do not suffer violence for their faith.

St. Irenaeus' stand for orthodoxy honored June 28

Jun 23, 2013 - 06:13 am .- Celebrated by the Roman Catholic Church on June 28, and by Eastern Catholics of the Byzantine tradition on August 23, Saint Irenaeus of Lyons was a second-century bishop and writer in present-day France.

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