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Feb 26, 2020 - 02:55 am .- Pope Francis urged Catholics Wednesday to use the season of Lent to spend less time immersed in the chatter and noise of the world through television and their phones, and to spend more time in silence and in conversation with God.
Feb 25, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- A poll released Monday provides new insight into the religious practices, beliefs, and other demographic trends of U.S. Catholics.
Feb 21, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis prayed Friday for the victims of a shooting in Germany that killed nine people at two hookah bars.
Jan 27, 2020 - 04:30 am .- Pope Francis has asked for people to spend a moment in prayer and recollection on Monday for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Jan 26, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Pope Francis prayed Sunday for people infected by the coronavirus, which has killed 56 people in China.
Jan 13, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- After controversial remarks last week, the Archbishop of Lima said Thursday that he did not intend to undermine the importance of prayer in the presence of the Eucharist.
Jan 6, 2020 - 04:15 am .- On the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, Pope Francis said worship of Christ reveals the true meaning of our journey of life, as it did for the magi in the Gospel.
Dec 31, 2019 - 03:06 pm .- A newly-formed group of Catholic mothers in Rochester, New York has committed to praying regularly for the flourishing of vocations from within their own families.
Nov 24, 2019 - 09:28 pm .- If people neglect prayer and the interior life, they are at risk of becoming spiritual zombies, who seem fine on the outside, but on the inside are lonely and lacking life, Pope Francis said Monday.
Nov 15, 2019 - 11:03 am .- The Archbishop of Los Angeles has encouraged the community to pray for victims of a shooting at a high school in southern California, where two people were killed Thursday morning.
Oct 28, 2019 - 07:11 pm .- As 16 wildfires continue to incinerate thousands of acres of land in California, destroying businesses and homes, Archbishop Jose Gomez has called for prayers for the victims of the fires.
Oct 21, 2019 - 07:40 pm .- Shortly after the new “smart rosary” bracelet was released last week, the Vatican discovered an easy route for hackers to retrieve a user’s personal information. The issue has since been fixed.
Oct 15, 2019 - 09:44 am .- The Vatican promoted the launch of a ‘smart rosary’ bracelet Tuesday compatible with an iOS and Android app, which costs over $100.
Sep 24, 2019 - 12:00 am .- The Spanish bishops’ conference said that the “mindfulness” movement and other eastern meditation techniques cannot be considered a “properly Christian” practice of prayer.
Aug 18, 2019 - 05:25 am .- Pope Francis said Sunday that prayer in adoration of God and service to others spreads the fire of God’s love, changing the world one heart at a time.
Aug 2, 2019 - 03:18 am .- Today's feast of Our Lady of the Angels of Porziuncola and its associated indulgence is a way to focus on the importance of Mary and the Franciscan tradition in the Church, a friar explained.
Jul 15, 2019 - 12:01 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Haiti have announced a year of prayer and adoration for the country, which continues to face heightened tensions and instability amid calls for President Jovenel Moise to resign.
Jun 28, 2019 - 09:00 am .- Pope Francis addressed 6,000 members of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of its founding.
Jun 27, 2019 - 01:19 pm .- The Global Rosary Relay aims to have 1 billion Hail Marys said for the sanctification of priests June 28, the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Jun 7, 2019 - 02:36 pm .- The Apostolic See has confirmed the translation of the third edition of the Roman Missal prepared by the Italian bishops' conference. The translation has garnered attention for its changes to the Our Father, as well as the Gloria.