Archive of May 21, 2017

Man builds replica of St. Peter's Square with 36,000 toothpicks

May 21, 2017 - 04:23 pm .- The Eiffel Tower, the Roman Coliseum, the Statue of Liberty, the Taj Mahal; are just some of the universal monuments that a Colombian teacher makes to scale out of little wooden sticks (toothpicks).

Always act with gentleness and respect, Pope Francis says

May 21, 2017 - 11:20 am .- During a visit to a Roman parish Sunday, Pope Francis repeated his frequent condemnation of gossip, telling the congregation instead to always treat others with gentleness and respect, as the Holy Spirit does.

Pope prays for victims of heightened violence in Central African Republic

May 21, 2017 - 06:10 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis offered his prayer and support for victims of a recent jump in violence in the Central African Republic, repeating his frequent call for the use of dialogue, rather than weapons, to solve conflicts.

Pope Francis announces new June 28 consistory

May 21, 2017 - 04:56 am .- During his Regina Coeli address Sunday, Pope Francis announced to pilgrims that he will be holding a June 28 consistory to create 5 new cardinals he said represent the “catholicity” of the Church.

How the 'Mini Pope' moved the hearts of pilgrims at Fatima

May 21, 2017 - 03:02 am .- The photo of a baby dressed up as the pope at the Fatima Shrine rocked social media during Pope Francis' pilgrimage to Portugal for the centenary of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary.

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