Holy House of Loreto

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The outdoor procession at the Holy House of Loreto in Italy on Dec. 9, 2020.

Holy House of Loreto celebrates feast with illuminated Marian procession

Dec 10, 2020

By Courtney Mares

On the vigil of the Dec. 10 feast of Our Lady of Loreto, uniformed air force pilots wearing face masks carried... Read more

Italian President Sergio Mattarella lights a candle for peace in Loreto Sept. 8, 2020.

Italian president visits Loreto on Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Sep 8, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The Italian president and a senior Vatican official visited the Holy House of Loreto Tuesday for the Feast of the Nativity... Read more

The Holy House of Our Lady in the Shrine of Loreto.

Pope Francis extends Loreto jubilee to 2021

Aug 18, 2020

Pope Francis has approved the extension of the Jubilee Year of Loreto to 2021.  Read more

The Holy House of Our Lady in the Shrine of Loreto.

How the Church is honoring pilots and the ‘flying’ house of the Virgin Mary

Dec 8, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

At first glance, pilots and plane passengers have little in common with the Holy House of Mary in Loreto, Italy.  Read more

Pope Francis addresses pilgrims outside the Shrine of the Holy House of Loreto on March 25, 2019.

Pope Francis adds feast of Our Lady of Loreto to Roman Calendar

Oct 31, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has decreed that the feast of Our Lady of Loreto be included in the Roman Calendar as an... Read more

Pope Francis prays inside the Holy House of Loreto on the Feast of the Annunciation March 25, 2019.

Pope Francis: Marriage and family have 'an essential mission'

Mar 25, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

On the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of family and marriage for society, and called the... Read more