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Pope Francis lays his hands on Bishop Fernando Vergez during his episcopal ordination in St. Peter's Basilica on Nov. 15, 2013

Pope lauds 'bravery' of those anointed by God

Jan 27, 2014

By Elise Harris

In his daily Mass, Pope Francis reflected on the significance of the special anointing given to priests and bishops, emphasizing... Read more

Pope Francis rides through St. Peter's Square on Palm Sunday, March 24, 2013.

Sanctity is central to Church outreach, Pope stresses

Apr 25, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Church leadership and outreach must be rooted in the pursuit of holiness and always attentive to the dignity of each... Read more


Spanish bishop says Benedict is latest in line of holy Popes

Feb 25, 2013

Throughout the past century, God has blessed the Church with exceptional Popes, including Benedict XVI, said Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of... Read more


Peruvian cardinal praises Mother Teresa’s total surrender on anniversary

Sep 6, 2012

On the 15th anniversary of her death, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima said he hopes that the total surrender... Read more