Pope Francis recognized Father Kino’s heroic virtues, giving him the title “venerable” and advancing his sainthood cause July 13.
As the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki approach, Pope Francis continues to call to the world’s nuclear weapons-possessing nations to dismantle their arsenals.
The fire that ravaged Mission San Gabriel Arcángel church in the predawn hours of July 11 left behind a haunting scene.
“We quickly realized we weren’t just praying for people in Lourdes, but for those in need worldwide — and this e-pilgrimage will honor their presence in a great affirmation of the power of prayer,” said the shrine’s vice rector.
As Camden County police chief disbanded the police force, he used his faith is an essential part of his police vocation to rebuild and make a conscious change in a policing strategy.
Despite ongoing and unpredictable travel restrictions, there are still a number of important sites, shrines and sanctuaries people can “visit” online in Europe and the Middle East.
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
First reading: Is 55:10-11
Second reading: Rom 8:18-23
Gospel: Mt 13:1-23, or 13:1-9
Pope Francis celebrated Mass in honor of the seventh anniversary of his visit to Lampedusa.