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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

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

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

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

The rosary – pray it, don't just say it, priest exhorts

Catholics praying the rosary must rediscover the contemplative nature of the prayer and not just recite it speedily if they... Read more

Global Rosary Relay unites faithful in prayer for priests

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

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

Dominican brothers and sisters sing, evangelize, and hand out rosaries in downtown Washington, D.C., May 17, 2014.

Dominicans turn to music, rosary to evangelize in DC

Music and the distribution of rosaries provided an opportunity to spread the Gospel for a group of Dominicans in the... Read more

Monsignor Ralph Heskett leading the Rosary with Blessed Sacrament exposed on June 15, 2012.

Global rosary relay to encourage prayer for priests

The Global Rosary Relay for Priests’ fourth annual event will take place this June 7, providing an opportunity for worldwide... Read more

Pope Francis rides through St. Peter's Square after Mass on April 28, 2013.

Pope: Mary helps us not be 'teenagers for life'

After praying the Rosary this evening, Pope Francis reflected on how Mary “gives us health” by helping Christians mature in... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez speaks during a Youth Rosary Rally at Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary High School in Montebello, CA.

Rosary recalls life, love of Mary, says Archbishop Gomez

At a youth rosary rally recognizing May as the month dedicated to Mary, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles... Read more

Deacons from St. Paul's Seminary pray the rosary at St. Peter's Basilica on Jan. 16, 2013.

Vatican Rosary begins live broadcast

The Vatican is now broadcasting the Rosary live every weekday from St. Peter's Square.  Read more

Fr. John Phalen, CSC, presents a book with the names of 80,000 people who pledged to pray the Rosary daily to the Pope in December.

Pledge to pray daily Rosary draws 80,000 signatures

More than 80,000 people have pledged to pray the Rosary daily, with their names recorded in a book presented to... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square.

Pope promotes rediscovering Rosary during Year of Faith

Pope Benedict XVI is suggesting that families and parishes rediscover the prayer of the Rosary in the Year of Faith,... Read more


Italian Paralympics athlete values rosary more than medal

Among the moving personal stories of athletes at the Paralympic Games in London, few surprised reporters more than that of... Read more