Mary Magdalene

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St. Mary Magdalene relic at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist of the Florentines.

In Rome, relic of St. Mary Magdalene’s foot points way to the Vatican

Jul 22, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

Lost for centuries, the relic was rediscovered in 2000 and is now displayed for veneration at the Basilica of St.... Read more

"The Appearance of Christ to Mary Magdalene" by Alexander Ivanov, 1834-1836.

Mary Magdalene: The first witness to the Resurrection

Jul 21, 2021

By Gretchen Siegel

July 22nd is the feast day of St. Mary Magdalene. Read more

Pope Francis during his May 10, 2017 Wednesday general audience.

Pope points to Mary Magdalene as an apostle of hope

May 17, 2017

By Elise Harris

By calling Mary Magdalene by name after his resurrection, Jesus shows us just how personal his relationship with mankind is,... Read more


Pope Francis asks for 'gift of tears' to see Risen Christ

Apr 3, 2013

During his brief homily at an April 2 Mass at the chapel of St. Marta’s Residence, Pope Francis encouraged the... Read more