This weeks vatican news

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass at Phoenix Park in Dublin Aug. 26. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-DUBLIN-MASS Aug. 26, 2018.

In photos: day two of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland

August 26th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

[caption id="attachment_56304" align="alignnone" width="480"]Pope Francis finishes lighting a candle as he visits the Chapel of the Apparitions at the Knock Shrine in Knock, Ireland, Aug. 26. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-KNOCK Aug. 26, 2018. Pope Francis finishes lighting a candle as he visits the Chapel of the Apparitions at the Knock Shrine in Knock, Ireland, (CNS photo/Paul Haring).[/caption] [caption id="attachment_56305" align="alignnone" width="480"]Pope Francis greet a local parishioner as he visits the Chapel of the Apparitions at the Knock Shrine in Knock, Ireland, Aug. 26. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-KNOCK                            <a href=... continue reading.
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Pope speaks of failures over abuse at start of two-day visit to Ireland

August 25th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Acknowledging the failures "of bishops, religious superiors, priests and others" in the Catholic Church to protect children from the "repugnant crimes" of physical and sexual abuse, Pope Francis began his two-day visit to Ireland.... continue reading.


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Cardinal Winning saved Pope’s 1982 visit from Falklands fallout

November 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

New book reveals the late archbishop’s role in securing St John Paul II’s arrival... continue reading.


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Cardinal Burke is coming to Scotland

August 11th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

One of the Church’s most prominent members of clergy will visit Scotland next month.... continue reading.


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Pope’s prayers for Charlie Gard as parents end legal battle

July 28th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Holy Father prays for Chris Gard, Connie Yates and the little boy who captured the world’s heart -By Amanda Connelly... continue reading.


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Pope Francis announces new path to sainthood

July 14th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has declared a new category of path to sainthood called ‘offering of life,’ in which a person has died prematurely through an offering of their life for love of God and neighbour.... continue reading.


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Pope expresses ‘closeness’ to parents of Charlie Gard

July 7th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has spoken out in a show of solidarity with the parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard, saying they should be able to ‘accompany and treat their child until the end.’ - By Amanda Connelly ... continue reading.


Women can change politics for better, Holy Father says

June 16th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE more women are involved in politics, the more positive changes will happen, Pope Francis has said.... continue reading.


From Port Glasgow to Pope’s right hand

April 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Seminarians at the Pontifical Scots College in Rome had the ‘incredible’ honour of assisting Pope Francis at the Easter Vigil at the Vatican.... continue reading.



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