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Vatican says 3.9 million pilgrims visited during Jubilee year

Vatican says 3.9 million pilgrims visited during Jubilee year

| Junno Arocho Esteves | December 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

More than 3.9 million pilgrims visited and attended papal events, liturgies or prayer services during the Holy Year of Mercy in 2016, the Vatican said.

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Pope Francis to visit Fatima in May 2017

Pope Francis to visit Fatima in May 2017

| Junno Arocho Esteves | December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Portugal in 2017 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions of Fatima.

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Vatican sets up emails, hashtag to send pope birthday greetings

Vatican sets up emails, hashtag to send pope birthday greetings

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Even though Pope Francis was planning a “normal” workday for his birthday, well-wishers can help brighten it up with special tweets and emails.

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Vatican, World Youth Day officials release pope’s Poland itinerary

Vatican, World Youth Day officials release pope’s Poland itinerary

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will visit the Nazi death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau during his visit to Poland for World Youth Day in Krakow.

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Papal address to Minnesota bishops focuses on marriage, family life

Papal address to Minnesota bishops focuses on marriage, family life

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI addressed a group of U.S. bishops making their “ad limina” visits to Rome, including bishops from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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