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'One million children praying the rosary': Kids join rosary initiative inspired by St. Padre Pio

Oct 15, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Children from 44 countries have already registered to take part in the rosary campaign. Read more

Missionary of Charity sister prays the rosary.

How to pray the rosary more deeply

Oct 10, 2021

By CNA Staff

It is interesting that in her appearances at Lourdes, Fatima and other locations, the Mother of God repeatedly recommends praying... Read more

St. Bartolo Longo

How a sworn Satanist became the apostle of the Rosary

Oct 7, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Marian shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary in Pompeii (Italy) was founded by a former Satanist "priest" now... Read more

Seminarians from the North American College in Rome, Italy pray the rosary in St. Peter's Square for Pope Francis on March 13, 2016.

National rosary rally to take place in nation’s capital

Oct 7, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A “National Rosary Rally” in Washington D.C. on Oct. 10 will cap a 54 day rosary novena for the “protection... Read more

Blessed Emilia Fernandez

This pregnant woman who died in a prison in Spain, became a Martyr of the Rosary

Oct 7, 2021

By CNA Staff

A pregnant woman who found her faith in a Spanish prison during the Civil War (1936-1939) refused to give up... Read more

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EWTN, Relevant Radio, and Napa Institute announce joint rosary effort to end abortion

Sep 28, 2021

By CNA Staff

Michael P. Warsaw, Chief Executive Officer of EWTN, Fr. Francis Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer of Relevant Radio, and Tim Busch,... Read more

Chileans to pray ‘Rosary of Hope’ for drafting of new Constitution  

Jun 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

Beginning Wednesday, June 23, Catholics in Chile will pray a rosary every week for the Holy Spirit to guide the... Read more

Fr. Patrick Peyton. Courtesy of Holy Cross Family Ministries.

Why hundreds are still drawn to the powerful legacy of the 'Rosary Priest'

Jun 3, 2021

Nearly three decades after his death, Father Patrick Peyton still receives fan mail. Read more

Pope Francis prays before the crowned image of Mary, Undoer of Knots, in the Vatican Gardens, May 31, 2021.

Pope Francis turns to Mary, Undoer of Knots, at end of rosary marathon for end to pandemic

May 31, 2021

By CNA Staff

Thirty shrines worldwide took turns leading the month-long prayer event. Read more

A detail from a portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots by François Clouet, 1560.

Theft of Mary Queen of Scots’ rosary a ‘tragic loss’ for Catholic history

May 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

Thieves stole the rosary and other items worth more than $1.4 million from Arundel Castle in southern England. Read more

A statue of Our Lady in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Medjugorje to host global rosary marathon for end to pandemic

May 15, 2021

Catholics gathering in the town on May 15 will offer the rosary “for all migrants.” Read more

The Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth, northern Israel.

Rosary marathon: Nazareth’s Basilica of the Annunciation leads prayer for expectant women and unborn

May 4, 2021

By CNA Staff

The basilica marks the spot where tradition holds that the Angel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary. Read more

The icon of Our Lady of Częstochowa at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa, Poland.

Polish Catholic shrine leads global prayer marathon for end of pandemic

May 3, 2021

May 3 marks the Feast of the Most Holy Virgin Mary, Queen of Poland, and Constitution Day, a national holiday. Read more

Pope Francis prays the rosary in the Gregorian Chapel in St. Peter's Basilica May 1, 2021.

'Hope for the future': Pope Francis asks Mary to intercede for end to pandemic

May 1, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

"Mother of Help, welcome us under your mantle and protect us, sustain us in the hour of trial, and ignite... Read more

Bishop John Keenan of Paisley.

‘Rosary bishop’ says Pope Francis’ May prayer marathon feels like ‘divine confirmation’

May 1, 2021

“This is what we ourselves had been doing, starting three years ago,” said Bishop John Keenan. Read more

Vatican dedicates May to global rosary ‘marathon’ for end of COVID-19

Apr 21, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The month-long “prayer marathon” will involve 30 Catholic shrines worldwide Read more

Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati.

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati’s 120th birthday marked with rosary for chastity

Apr 6, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

To mark the birth of Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati 120 years ago today, three Italian groups are inviting Catholics to... Read more

A promotional image for the “Rosary to the Gates of Heaven.”

Polish pro-lifers launch global rosary initiative

Nov 2, 2020

Polish pro-lifers are inviting Catholics around the world to join a global rosary initiative that launched on Sunday.  Read more

Children pray the rosary.

Campaign seeks to unite a million children in praying the rosary

Oct 14, 2020

A Catholic charity hopes to bring together a million children worldwide to pray the rosary this Sunday.  Read more

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‘It places Christ at the center’: All-Ireland Primate’s rosary crusade against COVID-19

Oct 9, 2020

By Luke Coppen

The Primate of All Ireland has launched a nationwide Family Rosary Crusade, encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary daily in... Read more