Archive of March 3, 2018

Washington archdiocese issues Amoris Laetitia marriage plan

Mar 3, 2018 - 03:00 pm .- The Archdiocese of Washington has released a pastoral plan aiming to implement Amoris Laetitia within the archdiocese.

Pope praises work of nurses, recalls the one who saved his life

Mar 3, 2018 - 01:09 pm .- Speaking to a group of nurses on Saturday, Pope Francis thanked them for their valuable work and paid a tribute to the Dominican nun who saved his life when he was a young man.

Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church added to liturgical calendar

Mar 3, 2018 - 06:08 am .- On Saturday, the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ decision that the Church celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as “Mother of the Church” every year on the Monday after Pentecost, as a way to foster Marian piety and the maternal sense of the Church.

This little pilgrim got a big blessing from Pope Francis

Mar 3, 2018 - 03:15 am .- When pilgrims in the Eternal City hope to get an up-close view of the pope, or even shake his hand, they are usually advised to arrive at the Vatican early, to sit next to the barrier and, most importantly, to find a baby.

'Do you stand by what you believe?'- Mosebach on ISIS killings

Mar 3, 2018 - 12:00 am .- Martin Mosebach is the author of “The 21: A Journey into the Land of the Coptic Martyrs.”