Archive of September 7, 2013

Tourists and pilgrims pray for peace at Vatican vigil

Sep 7, 2013 - 04:46 pm .- As the sun set over St. Peter’s Square in Rome, Rhode Islander Angeline Martin stood in line for confession and prepared to join Pope Francis in a world-wide prayer vigil for peace.

Embrace peace, Pope tells massive prayer vigil

Sep 7, 2013 - 03:55 pm .- Addressing myriad people in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis denounced war as a “defeat for humanity” and called on world leaders and individual Christians alike to rebuild a “shattered” harmony.

Diverse Singapore parish blooming during Year of Faith

Sep 7, 2013 - 01:01 pm .- Through a special website and numerous events to help offer catechesis, Risen Christ parish in central Singapore has promoted spiritual growth for its diverse parishioners throughout the Year of Faith.

Pope Francis rejects false religiosity

Sep 7, 2013 - 10:01 am .- In his daily homily on Saturday, Pope Francis reflected on the question of authentic Christianity and rejected the practice of focusing more on devotions than on Christ himself.

Pope Francis carries forward papal commitment to peace

Sep 7, 2013 - 06:35 am .- In calling for a day of fasting and prayer for peace on Sept. 7, Pope Francis is following a long tradition of Popes showing a deep commitment to peace.

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