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Blessed John Paul II.

Relic of John Paul II's blood stolen from Italian church

Jan 28, 2014

A reliquary containing drops of the blood of Blessed Pope John Paul II has been stolen from a church in... Read more

Pope Francis venerates the relics of St. Peter on November 24, 2013.

Pope concludes Year of Faith preaching 'centrality of Christ'

Nov 24, 2013

In his homily at Sunday Mass on the Feast of Christ the King, Pope Francis emphasized Jesus’ crucial place in... Read more

Statue of Saint Peter outside of Saint Peters Basilica.

Year of Faith to be marked by exposition of St. Peter relics

Nov 8, 2013

By Elise Harris

A Vatican official announced that in anticipation of the close of the Year of Faith, the relics of the first... Read more

Reliquary of Pope John Paul II.

Indian archdiocese receives relic of Pope John Paul II

Sep 16, 2013

A reliquary containing a cloth with a drop of blood from Blessed Pope John Paul II will be displayed for... Read more

Bishop Peter Comensoli and the relic of St. Francis Xavier's arm.

Relic of St. Francis Xavier arrives in Australia

Sep 18, 2012

A relic of 16th century Jesuit missionary, St. Francis Xavier, has arrived in Australia ahead of a 3-month tour of... Read more


Police recover stolen relic of Blessed John Paul II

Aug 30, 2012

Police quickly recovered a vile of Blessed John Paul II's blood, which was stolen on Aug. 28 in the city... Read more

The relic of the Heart of St John Mary Vianney visits St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Wythenshawe.

Thousands visit St. John Vianney's heart in England

Jul 6, 2012

An estimated 6,000 pilgrims have braved heavy rain to venerate the relic of St. John Vianney’s heart since its arrival... Read more

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury.

St. John Vianney relic headed to England for first time

Jun 5, 2012

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury is asking Catholics to make a pilgrimage to venerate the heart of Saint John Vianney... Read more