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Pope Francis surprises ill religious sister with visit

Pope Francis took advantage of his lighter summer schedule to make a surprise visit to a convalescing Daughter of Charity earlier this week. Sr. Maria Mucci, 74, has...

Oglio

Six years and still no sign of Jesuit Fr. Dall’Oglio, kidnapped in Syria

Six years ago Monday, on 29 July 2013, Jesuit Father Paolo Dall’Oglio was kidnapped in the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa. The area was controlled by the so-called...

Mark Edward Brennan

Mons. Mark E. Brennan Appointed Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston, U.S.A.

The Holy Father, Pope Francis on Wednesday 23rd July 2019 has appointed S.E. Mons. Mark E. Brennan Bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, U.S.A., so far The...

Shane Mackinlay

Rev. Fr. Shane Mackinlay as New Bishop of the Diocese of Sandhurst, Australia

The Holy Father, Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Fr. Shane Mackinlay as New Bishop of the Diocese of Sandhurst in Australia, after accepting the resignation of His...

Pallium

All Set for the celebration of Pallium Mass with pope Francise at the holy Sea in Rome

The feast of St. Peter and Paul, is the traditional day for receiving of the pallium from the Holy Father by all the newly appointed Metropolitan Archbishop from around...

Pope Francis

Pope Tells New Archbishops: “Live for others”

“The pallium recalls the sheep that the shepherd is called to bear on his shoulders. It is a sign that the shepherds do not live for themselves but for their sheep.”...

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