The day will be observed this year on July 23, the Sunday before the feast of Sts. Anne and Joachim, the grandparents of Jesus.
“To all of them we owe a great debt and cannot forget them,” Pope Francis said.
Writing on his personal Facebook page on July 3, Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández said the book was “not a theology book.”
“In the Eucharist, it is Christ who offers himself, who gives himself for us,” the pope said.
The United Arab Emirates newspaper said it was Pope Francis’ first interview granted to an Arabic news outlet.
Pope Francis spoke to an estimated 15,000 people about “the gift of the prophetic mission” during his weekly Angelus address.
Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández is a well-known theologian, writer, and papal adviser.
Archbishop George Leo Thomas will receive the pallium from the pope at a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Thursday, June 28.
Commenting on the late June weather, Francis asked pilgrims at the start of the event “to be a little patient today in this heat.”
The online survey is available in four languages and responses will be used to formulate an updated Universal Guidelines Framework (UFG).
Stika, 65, was investigated by the Vatican for mismanagement of his diocese. He has also been accused of protecting a seminarian accused of rape.
Father Luc Terlinden, 54, has been named the archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels, considered the most important position in the Church in the country.
Pope Francis addressed approximately 200 prominent artists and other creative people from more than 30 countries in the Sistine Chapel on Friday.
In a new video, Pope Francis held up a gray, WYD-branded backpack and said, “I’m ready! I already have everything and I can’t wait to go!”
Mother Mary Lange founded the Oblate Sisters of Providence more than three decades before the Civil War.
June 22 marks the 40th anniversary of the disappearance of 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, an unsolved case that has dominated headlines for decades.
Pope Francis said the meeting took place in an atmosphere of “great sympathy and friendship,” the Vatican said.
The June 20 media briefing was held at the Holy See Press Office to present the synod’s Instrumentum Laboris, a document released earlier in the day.
“Discernment” topics include women deacons, priestly celibacy, and greater decision-making by the “People of God.”