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Pope Francis greets pilgrims during the Wednesday general audience on Jan. 8, 2014

Pope: Eucharist helps us to see the face of Christ in others

Feb 12, 2014

By Elise Harris

During his general audience, Pope Francis reflected on how we live the Eucharist in our daily lives, explaining that it... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Basilica of St. John Lateran on April 7, 2013

Pope affirms that Mass is more than a mere 'representation'

Feb 10, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his daily homily, Pope Francis reflected on the meaning of the Liturgy, highlighting how it is a real participation... Read more

Video of 3-year-old 'celebrating' Mass becomes online hit

May 9, 2013

A three-year-old Colombian boy has garnered attention across the internet for a video in which he dons priestly garments and... Read more

Benedictine monk: reverent liturgy helps us encounter Christ

Mar 13, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Celebrating the liturgy with reverence and beauty helps facilitate the encounter with Christ during the Mass, reflected a monk involved... Read more

Rev. Msgr. Richard B. Hilgartner, Executive Director of the Secretariat of Divine Worship at the USCCB.

US Mass guidelines issued for Pope's resignation

Feb 19, 2013

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has promoted and released guidelines for Masses and prayer services surrounding Pope Benedict XVI's... Read more


Animal rights activists disrupt Mass, accuse priest of 'murdering' cat

Aug 29, 2012

A group of animal rights activists disrupted Mass at the Church of the Miraculous Virgin in Lima, Peru, lobbing insults... Read more