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An image of the Immaculate Heart of Mary at St. Peter's Church, Vienna, Austria.

8 things Vatican II says about the Blessed Virgin Mary

Oct 17, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Nearly 60 years ago, Vatican II recognized several titles of the Blessed Virgin Mary. But it focused on one in... Read more

Pope Francis listens as Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the Pontifical Household, delivers a sermon in the Apostolic Palace, Dec. 4, 2015.

With Advent here, the papal preacher has a how-to guide for seeking Christ

Dec 4, 2015

The Preacher of the Pontifical Household’s first sermon for the Advent season was a striking reminder of the Christian’s need... Read more