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Pope Francis and St. Teresa of Avila

Pope Francis hails St. Teresa of Ávila as exemplar of courage and spiritual motherhood

Apr 13, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has hailed St. Teresa of Ávila as exemplar of courage and spiritual motherhood in a letter marking fifty... Read more

Carmelite sisters in Birmingham.

500 years after birth, witness of St. Teresa of Avila remains strong, says Pope

Mar 28, 2015

By Ann Schneible

On the 500th anniversary of St. Teresa of Avila's birth, Pope Francis praised the Spanish mystic and reformer for her... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during the Wednesday General Audience on April 23, 2014.

Pope Francis calls Spanish convent for the second time

Aug 4, 2014

By Elise Harris

Calling a Carmelite convent in Lucena, Spain for the second time since December, Pope Francis contacted the nuns asking them... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Dec. 4, 2013.

Pope invited to Spain for 500th anniversary of St Teresa's birth

Mar 1, 2014

Pope Francis received a letter Wednesday from the president of the Spanish region of Castile and Leon, Juan Vicente Herrera,... Read more