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Author points to Mary as inspiration, help for modern moms

May 11, 2013 - 06:07 am .- Although motherhood is both misunderstood and undervalued in modern culture, Mary's intercession and example of holiness can help restore the appreciation moms need, a Catholic author says.

Broadway play about anti-Christian Mary closes early

May 6, 2013 - 03:52 pm .- A Broadway show that depicted the Virgin Mary as a doubting skeptic who thought Jesus died in vain failed to attract a large audience and closed on Sunday less than two weeks after it opened.  

Pope: Mary helps us not be 'teenagers for life'

May 4, 2013 - 11:50 am .- After praying the Rosary this evening, Pope Francis reflected on how Mary “gives us health” by helping Christians mature in their faith and not remain “teenagers for life.”

Rosary recalls life, love of Mary, says Archbishop Gomez

May 3, 2013 - 12:04 am .- At a youth rosary rally recognizing May as the month dedicated to Mary, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles said that by praying the rosary, “we're repeating little words of love for our Mother.”

Pope spends half hour asking Mary for protection

Mar 14, 2013 - 04:05 am .- Pope Francis made a private visit to Saint Mary Major Basilica this morning and prayed for half an hour at the Altar of the Virgin Mary.

Church recalls Our Lady of Lourdes apparitions on Feb. 11

Feb 10, 2013 - 06:09 am .- On Feb. 11, the Catholic Church celebrates the liturgical memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes, recalling a series of 18 appearances that the Blessed Virgin Mary made to a 14-year-old French peasant girl, Saint Bernadette Soubirous.  

World’s largest Marian statue unveiled in Bolivia

Feb 4, 2013 - 12:09 pm .- The largest statue of the Virgin Mary in the world, dedicated to Our Lady of Socavon, was inaugurated at a Feb. 1 ceremony in the city of Oruro, Bolivia.

Advent is a 'season of Mary,' Archbishop Gomez says

Dec 11, 2012 - 04:16 am .- Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles is describing Advent as “a season of Mary” and a time for Catholics to “turn to Mary in a new way.”

Missionaries under the care of Mary, Pope says

Oct 21, 2012 - 11:07 am .- Marking the celebration of Missions Sunday, Pope Benedict encouraged the faithful to entrust all missionaries to the guidance of Mary, Queen of all Saints.

At England’s Marian shrine, Bishop Davies urges full embrace of faith

Aug 28, 2012 - 03:32 pm .- Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury has encouraged English Catholics to prepare for the Year of Faith by embracing and proclaiming Catholicism in its entirety.

Spanish politicians implore Virgin Mary's help amid economic crisis

Aug 16, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- Various Spanish political leaders looked to the Virgin Mary on the Feast of the Assumption Aug. 15 to ask for help in bringing the country out of its worsening economic crisis.

Mary’s life reminds us to trust God’s plan, Pope says

Jun 1, 2012 - 11:20 am .- The Virgin Mary’s docility to the will of God should remind everybody that the Lord has a plan for each of us, Pope Benedict XVI said at the conclusion of a Rosary vigil to mark the end of May.

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October 23, 2014

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