Tag: Catholic shrines

Across Europe, shrines close, following directives for fighting COVID-19

Across Europe, shrines close, following directives for fighting COVID-19

| Jonathan Luxmoore | March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Europe’s Catholic shrines have followed directives for combating the coronavirus by tightly restricting organized events, although some pledged to stay open for Masses and pastoral care.

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Visitors are most important things about shrine, pope says

Visitors are most important things about shrine, pope says

| Carol Glatz | November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

People who visit Catholic shrines must find a place of warmth and welcome, as well as good priests who enjoy being with and listening to the faithful, Pope Francis said.

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Pope asks council for evangelization to oversee Catholic shrines

Pope asks council for evangelization to oversee Catholic shrines

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Highlighting Catholic shrines’ potential to strengthen the faith of Catholics and draw people to Christianity, Pope Francis transferred responsibility for coordinating the activity of shrines to the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization.

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