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Pope Francis greets Pope emeritus Benedict XVI at the Vatican’s Mater Ecclesiae Monastery on Nov. 28, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Benedict XVI ‘delighted’ by Year of St. Joseph proclaimed by Pope Francis

In a new interview, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has expressed delight at the Year of St. Joseph declared by Pope... Read more

A detail from St. Joseph with the Child, by Francesco Conti (1681–1760)

How a forgotten nun’s visions shed ‘new light’ on the life of St. Joseph

Why a little-known book by an 18th-century visionary could be inspiring reading for the Year of St. Joseph Read more

St. Joseph by Guido Reni. Public Domai

Virtual conference to focus on St. Joseph

As part of the Year of Saint Joseph called for by Pope Francis, the National Shrine of St. Joseph will... Read more

Year of St. Joseph: What Catholics need to know 

Here’s what you need to know about the Year of St. Joseph: Read more

The Childhood of Christ, by  Gerard van Honthorst  (1592–1656). Public domain.

15 ways to gain an indulgence in the Year of St. Joseph

Until December 2021, there are many new ways that Catholics can receive an indulgence, including entrusting their daily work to... Read more

A detail from Joseph with the Child and the Flowering Rod, by Alonso Miguel de Tovar (1678–1752). Public Domain.

‘Go to Joseph’: What popes from Pius IX to Francis have said about St. Joseph

From Pius IX to Francis, popes have underlined the importance of devotion to St. Joseph.  Read more

Pope Francis, pictured April 17, 2013.

Pope Francis proclaims Year of St. Joseph

Pope Francis announced a Year of St. Joseph Tuesday in honor of the 150th anniversary of the saint’s proclamation as... Read more