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Pope Francis says Mass at the chapel of Santa Marta in the Vatican, April 24, 2017.

Pope Francis: Like Mary, the Church is a mother

May 21, 2018

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis celebrated the first feast of Mary, Mother of the Church Monday saying that without the emphasis placed on... Read more

Pope Francis with a statue of Mary and baby Jesus in St. Peter's Square during the general audience on Sept 9, 2015.

Pope to visit Marian shrine, attend Neocatechumenal Way meeting in May

Apr 10, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Tuesday papal spokesperson Greg Burke announced two new additions to Pope Francis’ May calendar: A visit to the Shrine... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at St. Mary Major for the feast of the translation of Salus Populi Romani Jan. 28, 2018.

Pope Francis: Where Mary is, ‘the devil does not enter’

Jan 28, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

At Mass in the Basilica of St. Mary Major Sunday, Pope Francis said that when we go through difficult times... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Gyumri Armenia June 25, 2016.

Beauty advice from Pope Francis: Be virtuous like Mary

Dec 8, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Friday’s Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis offered his own ‘beauty secret’ – with Mary as model –... Read more

Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, former Vatican secretary of state, speaks with EWTN on May 4, 2017.

Cardinal Bertone talks about the third secret of Fatima

Oct 10, 2017

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The third secret of Fatima deals with past events, but at the same time its call to conversion is always... Read more

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary.

Everything you need to know about Fatima (Part 2)

Oct 10, 2017

By Mary Farrow

This is part two of a two-part series. Part one covered the historical context, contents of the apparitions, and Miracle... Read more

St. Paul's Boys Choir. Courtesy of St. Paul's Boys Choir.

New boys' choir CD explores rich music of Mary

Sep 27, 2017

By Mary Farrow

Boys’ choirs have been a tradition in the Catholic Church since the Middle Ages, when men and women did not... Read more

Mary.

Looking to Fatima, Pennsylvania bishops to dedicate dioceses to Mary

May 10, 2017

The Catholic bishops of Pennsylvania will dedicate each Catholic diocese and eparchy in the state to the Virgin Mary later... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during his general audience Jan. 13, 2016.

Pope: Mary's 'yes' echoes the joy, suffering of every mother

May 10, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Days before his trip to Fatima, Pope Francis said Mary’s ‘yes’ at the Annunciation was more than a yes to... Read more

Our Lady of Fatima.

Everything you need to know about Fatima (Part 1)

May 8, 2017

By Mary Farrow

It's the most popular and well-known Marian apparition in the recent history of the Church. Read more

Pope Francis with a statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square, May 13 2015.

Papal visit completes anniversary celebrations, Fatima bishop says

May 3, 2017

By Elise Harris

After a whirlwind trip to Egypt last week, Pope Francis in just 10 days will head to Portugal for the... Read more

Our Lady of Fatima.

Our Lady of Fatima is coming to the United Nations

May 1, 2017

One day before the May 13 celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, a statue of Our Lady... Read more

Statue of Virgin Mary in Medjugorje, Bosnia Herzegovina.

Papal envoy sees great fruits, but also challenges in Medjugorje

Apr 5, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

Pope Francis’ envoy to Medjugorje said Wednesday that the site seems to be bearing numerous expressions of faith and vocations.... Read more

Mary. By Diego Velazquez. Public Domain.

Here's a way to learn more about Mary, Queen of Heaven

Mar 23, 2017

A new, epic narrative about the life of Mary, Queen of Heaven has just been released with the hope of... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God in St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 1, 2016.

Pope on New Year’s Day: Mary’s motherhood teaches us humility, tenderness

Jan 1, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

At the start of the new year, Pope Francis said that celebrating Mary, the Mother of God, highlights a beautiful aspect... Read more

Mary Mediatrix of All Grace.

The curious case of the Lipa Marian apparitions

Dec 28, 2016

By Mary Farrow

The story of Sister Teresita Castillo and the supposed Marian apparitions of Lipa City, Philippines reads something like a mystery... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Peter's Basilica, Dec. 12, 2016.

Pope: Our Lady of Guadalupe teaches us a faith that is not sugarcoated

Dec 12, 2016

By Elise Harris

On Monday, Pope Francis celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, pointing to Mary’s faith not as the result... Read more

Pope Francis with a statue of Mary and baby Jesus in St. Peter's Square during the general audience on Sept 9, 2015.

After Krakow, Mary at heart of next World Youth Day gathering

Nov 22, 2016

By Elise Harris

On Tuesday the Vatican announced the themes for the next three World Youth Day encounters, which are focused on Mary... Read more

Mary the Immaculate Conception. La Colosal. Public Domain, Wikipedia.

Here's a pre-election novena to Mary, patroness of the US

Oct 30, 2016

With the Nov. 8 election approaching, the Knights of Columbus have released a novena addressed to Mary, the Immaculate Conception,... Read more

13th century image of Mary punching devil in the face.

Archbishop Chaput: Be like Mary. Punch the devil in the nose.

Oct 21, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Catholics should look to Mary to be part of a religion that fights for truth, rather than assimilating to the... Read more