Archive for June 8, 2024

Many people were struck by the number of people who took part in the Eucharistic procession in Emmitsburg, Maryland, on June 6, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Pilgrims ‘in awe’ as over 1,000 arrive in tiny Maryland town for National Eucharistic Pilgrimage

Father Roger Landry, chaplain of the Seton Route, said the crowds are “a greater source of fuel than the fuel... Read more

Pope Francis said he prays every day for an end to the war in Israel and Palestine during a prayer service June 7, 2024, in the Vatican Gardens, commemorating 10 years since the symbolic planting of an olive tree in the presence of the presidents of Israel and Palestine in 2014.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis recalls 2014 embrace of Palestine and Israel presidents at prayer for peace

A prayer service in the Vatican Gardens marked the 10th anniversary of the 2014 “prayer for peace in the Holy... Read more

Stephen Colbert and Pope Francis.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to meet Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, other top comedians at Vatican

Pope Francis will take the mic in a gathering of some of the world’s top comedians at the Vatican next... Read more

Pope Francis greets participants in a gathering of choir singers, musicians, and directors at Paul VI Hall at the Vatican on June 8, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Music is a universal language: Pope Francis sings praises of Catholic choirs

The Holy Father’s remarks came during the Fourth International Meeting of Choirs at the Vatican. Read more