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Rosary - Latest News
Jun 2, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis has given his apostolic blessing to a worldwide rosary relay for priests. 
May 30, 2020 - 11:15 am .- Pope Francis asked the Virgin Mary to intercede for an end to “this terrible pandemic” as he recited the rosary with Marian shrines worldwide via videolink May 30.
May 13, 2020 - 10:00 am .- For the first time in its history the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima celebrated the May 13 anniversary of the 1917 Marian apparitions without the presence of the public
Apr 25, 2020 - 07:15 am .- Pope Francis sent a letter Saturday encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary throughout May. He also shared two new prayers to implore the help of the Virgin Mary during the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 3, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Cardinal Peter Turkson visited Rome’s largest hospital on Friday, encouraging staff and handing out rosaries blessed by Pope Francis.
Mar 19, 2020 - 04:45 am .- On the Solemnity of St. Joseph, the protector of families and the Church, Catholics in Italy will pray the rosary together from their homes for protection from the coronavirus.
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.
Aug 15, 2019 - 05:30 am .- Pope Francis announced Thursday that he is giving 6,000 blessed rosaries to Catholic communities in Syria as a sign of his closeness on the Marian Feast of the Assumption.
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 - 03:08 am .- On Friday, May 31, four lanes of traffic on a major thoroughfare in the city of Chicago shut down for an hour and a half, while 3,200 people marched past.
Sep 29, 2018 - 08:23 am .- Pope Francis has asked all Catholics to pray the rosary daily during the month of October, asking Mary and St. Michael the Archangel to intercede for the protection of the Church in a moment of “spiritual turbulence.”
Jul 19, 2018 - 03:42 pm .- A Catholic priest in Glasgow has been removed as a university chaplain after hosting a rosary of reparation for the city’s gay pride parade.
Jun 24, 2018 - 06:38 am .- Nearly three decades after his death, Father Patrick Peyton still receives fan mail.
Jun 6, 2018 - 03:29 pm .- Marian shrines in more than 50 countries throughout world will join in a 24-hour rosary initiative on Friday to intercede for and honor the priestly vocation.
May 1, 2018 - 03:06 pm .- Pope Francis made a rosary pilgrimage May 1 to invoke intercession from the Blessed Virgin Mary for peace in Syria.
Feb 28, 2018 - 04:00 pm .- “Passion of the Christ” star Jim Caviezel told CNA that he relied on scripture, daily Mass and the rosary to portray holiness on the big screen in “Paul, the Apostle of Christ.”
Feb 1, 2018 - 03:00 pm .- A Catholic parish in Houston is encouraging sports fans to pray with handmade rosaries in the colors of their favorite professional teams. They’re encouraging the Pope to pray with one too.  
Dec 28, 2017 - 03:04 am .- It is interesting that in her appearances at Lourdes, Fatima and other locations, the Mother of God repeatedly recommends praying the Rosary. 
Nov 28, 2017 - 12:03 am .- Hundreds of groups of Catholics gathered across the island of Ireland on Sunday to pray the Rosary for the preservation of the Catholic faith and for the defense of life against the threat of abortion.

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