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‘Broken Mary’ procession in Chicago.

From a dumpster to the head of a procession: The story of 'Broken Mary'

Jun 7, 2019

By Mary Farrow

On Friday, May 31, four lanes of traffic on a major thoroughfare in the city of Chicago shut down for... Read more

A pilgrim prays the rosary in St. Peter's Square.

Pope Francis: Pray the rosary daily for Church's protection from Satan

Sep 29, 2018

Pope Francis has asked all Catholics to pray the rosary daily during the month of October, asking Mary and St.... Read more

Glasgow Caledonian University.

University removes priest who hosted rosary of reparation for gay pride parade

Jul 19, 2018

A Catholic priest in Glasgow has been removed as a university chaplain after hosting a rosary of reparation for the... Read more

Ninth annual Rosary Relay to cover globe in prayer for priests

Jun 6, 2018

Marian shrines in more than 50 countries throughout world will join in a 24-hour rosary initiative on Friday to intercede... Read more

Pope Francis presides over the recitation of the rosary at the Shrine of Our Lady of Divine Love.

Pope Francis makes rosary pilgrimage for peace in Syria

May 1, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis made a rosary pilgrimage May 1 to invoke intercession from the Blessed Virgin Mary for peace in Syria.  Read more

Courtesy photo.

How the rosary helped Jim Caviezel play St. Luke

Feb 28, 2018

By Courtney Mares

“Passion of the Christ” star Jim Caviezel told CNA that he relied on scripture, daily Mass and the rosary to... Read more

Houston Astros.

An Astros rosary for Pope Francis

Feb 1, 2018

By Courtney Mares

A Catholic parish in Houston is encouraging sports fans to pray with handmade rosaries in the colors of their favorite... Read more

Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski and St. John Paul II, then Cardinal Karol Wojtyla. Photo Courtesy of Adam Bujak/Bialy Kruk.

Polish cardinal, "Rosary Priest" among sainthood causes moving forward

Dec 19, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis on Tuesday recognized the heroic virtue of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, the former Metropolitan Archbishop of Warsaw, as well... Read more

Across Ireland, Catholics pray rosary to strengthen pro-life cause

Nov 28, 2017

Hundreds of groups of Catholics gathered across the island of Ireland on Sunday to pray the Rosary for the preservation... Read more

Filipino Bishops begin rosary campaign against violent drug war

Nov 6, 2017

By Perry West

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines has called for a prayer campaign to address violence in an escalating conflict... Read more

Rosary.

He overcame prison and drug addiction - thanks to the rosary

Oct 25, 2017

A life of crime and drug addiction landed Khristian Briones, 39, in prison for ten years. During that time, he paid... Read more

Ban on religious icons in cars sparks Catholic outcry in Philippines

May 22, 2017

In the most recent clash between the government and the Catholic Church in the Philippines, authorities have banned hanging rosaries... Read more

The statue of Our Lady of Fatima.

Want to join Mary in battle? Pray the rosary, cardinal says at Fatima

May 12, 2017

At a vigil Mass with tens of thousands gathered in the Portugal town of Fatima, Cardinal Pietro Parolin delivered a... Read more

Who was that priest praying the rosary at the Army-Navy game?

Dec 15, 2016

By Matt Hadro

You might have seen an Army chaplain devoutly praying the rosary on the sideline during Saturday's Army-Navy football game. Who... Read more

Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri.

Is this bishop right about the rosary conquering Boko Haram?

Oct 6, 2016

Amid the apparent decline of the radical Islamist group Boko Haram, a Nigerian bishop who had a vision of Christ... Read more

Pope Francis leads pilgrims in praying for the victims of an earthquake in Italy during his Aug. 24, 2016, general audience.

Pope tosses audience speech, prays rosary for victims of Italy quake

Aug 24, 2016

By Elise Harris

Instead of giving the usual catechesis during his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis decided to postpone the speech, leading pilgrims... Read more

Statue of Mary.

A Marian apparition has been approved in Argentina - and it's a big deal

Jun 4, 2016

What began with glowing rosaries and the rediscovery of a statue of the Virgin Mary in Argentina has now been... Read more

JPII Rosary.

After vision of Christ, Nigerian bishop says rosary will bring down Boko Haram

Apr 21, 2015

By Alan Holdren

A Nigerian bishop says that he has seen Christ in a vision and now knows that the rosary is the... Read more

Global Rosary Relay unites faithful in prayer for priests

Jul 6, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Catholics throughout the world joined together on June 27 to ask for Mary’s intercession in a 24-hour rosary initiative for... Read more

Faithful pray in a special event dedicated to the Virgin Mary the Vatican Gardens on May 31, 2014.

Candlelight vigil in Vatican celebrates Mary's faith, witness

Jun 1, 2014

Hundreds of clergy, religious, and laity processed through the Vatican gardens in a candlelight vigil on Saturday evening to mark the close... Read more