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Pope Francis celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday liturgy for faithful of the Armenian rite April 12, 2015.

Pope recalls slaughter of Armenians in 'first genocide of the 20th century'

Apr 12, 2015

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis today referred to the mass killing of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks in 1915 as a “genocide,” prompting... Read more

Pope Francis greets Supreme Armenian Catholicos Karekin II during on Divine Mercy Sunday April 12, 2015.

Touch and be healed by the merciful wounds of Christ, Pope says

Apr 12, 2015

By Elise Harris

In his homily on Divine Mercy Sunday Pope Francis said Jesus’ scars are full of mercy, and encouraged attendees to... Read more

Celebration of Vespers on the eve of Divine Mercy Sunday 2015.

Mercy inseparable from life, mission of the Church, says Pope

Apr 11, 2015

By Ann Schneible

Pope Francis officially proclaimed the upcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy by reminding the faithful that mercy cannot be separated from... Read more

Pope Francis venerates the cross on Good Friday 2015.

Pope Francis: Now is the time for mercy

Apr 11, 2015

By Ann Schneible

In a world marked by suffering and fierce persecution – especially of Christians – now “is the time for mercy,”... Read more

Pope Francis presides over canonization Mass for Saints John Paul II and John XXIII on April 27, 2014

Pope: Christ’s wounds are sign of God’s love

Apr 27, 2014

At the canonization Mass for Popes John Paul II and John XXIII on Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope Francis emphasized the... Read more

Tallest Statue of the Divine Mercy of Jesus in Sagar, India.

Divine Mercy statue in India receives cardinal's blessing

Oct 2, 2013

On Sept. 30, Cardinal George Alencherry unveiled and blessed a shrine featuring a statue of the Divine Mercy of Jesus,... Read more


Colombia to host 2014 World Congress on Divine Mercy

Aug 12, 2013

The Bishops’ Conference of Colombia has announced that the capital city of Bogota will be the site of the third... Read more