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Pope Francis takes part in the Roman Curia’s Lenten retreat in Ariccia, Italy, on March 6-10, 2016. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pandemic forces changes to Roman Curia’s annual Lenten retreat

Pope Francis has asked members of the Roman Curia to make their own arrangements for a private retreat at the... Read more

Pope Francis venerating the Cross at the Liturgy of the Lord's Passion on Good Friday in St. Peter's Basilica on April 3, 2015.

Pope's Lenten spiritual exercises to focus on the 'Thirst of Christ'

The annual Lenten retreat for the Pope and members of the Roman Curia will this year focus on the theme,... Read more

Pope Francis praying.

Pope Francis is going on retreat – and you can join in

As Pope Francis leaves Sunday to begin his annual Lenten retreat, Fr. Giulio Michelini, the priest leading this year’s spiritual... Read more

Pope Francis visits the grotto of St. Peter's Basilica to pray at the tombs of his predecessors, Nov. 2, 2015.

Pope Francis seeks silence, reflection on annual retreat

Pope Francis and members of the Roman Curia leave Sunday to begin their annual five-day retreat on the spiritual exercises... Read more