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Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, S.J. (1927-2012).

Cardinal Martini was a ‘prophet,’ says Vatican cardinal

May 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Czerny said that Martini, who died in 2012, ‘anticipated paths that finally involve the universal Church.’ Read more

Armida Barelli and Father Mario Ciceri are beatified at Milan Cathedral, Italy, on April 30, 2022.

Faith-based feminism pioneer and tireless wartime Catholic priest beatified together in Italy

May 3, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The beatification of Armida Barelli and Father Mario Ciceri took place at Milan Cathedral. Read more

Pope Francis and Armida Barelli.

Pope Francis: Armida Barelli is a model for politically engaged Catholic women

Mar 31, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope recalled that in 1924 his grandmother met Barelli, who will be beatified in April. Read more

Milan Cathedral.

Dioceses in northern Italy suspend Mass during coronavirus outbreak

Feb 24, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Several Catholic dioceses in northern Italy have suspended Mass and other activities this week to help contain the spread of... Read more

Pope Francis waves to the crowds of young people gathered in Meazza-San Siro Stadium during his day trip to Milan, Italy on March 25, 2017.

In Milan, Pope makes youth promise to never be a bully

Mar 25, 2017

By Elise Harris

In last meeting during his day trip to Milan, Pope Francis issued a harsh criticism of bullying in schools, asking... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Milan on the Feast of the Annunciation of Mary on March 25, 2017.

On Annunciation, Pope says God still seeks hearts like Mary

Mar 25, 2017

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation in Milan, telling mass-goers that even today God is still searching for... Read more

Pope Francis greets a local priest during his visit to the

Don't fret about numbers, but your mission, Pope tells Milan religious

Mar 25, 2017

By Elise Harris

During his daytrip to Milan Saturday, Pope Francis told the diocese’s priests and religious not to fear the challenges that... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square after the Wednesday general audience, May 7, 2014.

Pope Francis postpones Milan visit due to 'intense' Jubilee schedule

Dec 10, 2015

By Elise Harris

The Vatican announced today that due to Pope Francis’ busy schedule during the Jubilee of Mercy, he has decided to... Read more

Pope Francis waves to the crowds at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Sept 2, 2015.

Pope Francis expected to visit Italian diocese of Milan in May

Oct 27, 2015

By Elise Harris

Milan’s archbishop, Cardinal Angelo Scola, made an informal announcement Tuesday that Pope Francis will visit the archdiocese May 7, marking... Read more