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A detail from a portrait of Fr. Francis Mary of the Cross Jordan.

Founder of Catholic religious order will be beatified in May

Sep 8, 2020

The Vatican has decreed that Fr. Francis Mary of the Cross Jordan, founder of the Salvatorians, will be beatified May... Read more

Italian President Sergio Mattarella lights a candle for peace in Loreto Sept. 8, 2020.

Italian president visits Loreto on Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Sep 8, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The Italian president and a senior Vatican official visited the Holy House of Loreto Tuesday for the Feast of the Nativity... Read more

Indian Chaplaincy procession on feast of Nativity of Mary.

Indian migrants in Holy Land unite to celebrate Marian feast

Sep 24, 2014

Thousands of Indian migrants and other pilgrims in the Holy Land celebrated a special Marian feast day with displays of... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on June 4, 2014.

God is a creator – not a magician, Pope Francis says

Sep 8, 2014

By Ann Schneible

Meditating on the feast of Mary's Nativity during his morning Mass, Pope Francis said that God is a creator who... Read more

Pilgrims gathered for a Marian procession with the Indian Chaplaincy in the Holy Land.

Indians in Holy Land eager to celebrate Nativity of Mary

Sep 3, 2014

Spiritual preparations for the Nativity of Mary blending culture and faith are underway in the Holy Land, where the Indian... Read more