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Papal celebration of Corpus Christi moves to Sunday

Papal celebration of Corpus Christi moves to Sunday

| Carol Glatz | June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will celebrate the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ and the Corpus Christi procession on a Sunday — June 18 — and not on the traditional Thursday feast day, which is June 15 this year.

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The ‘new’ Francis has brought renewal, say followers of beloved saint

The ‘new’ Francis has brought renewal, say followers of beloved saint

| Rhina Guidos | October 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

“We have to acknowledge a renewed Franciscan spirit in our world precisely because of this new Francis who has shaken up the church, shaken up the world and hopefully shaken up all of us,” said Franciscan Father Tom Washburn, referring to Pope Francis during the ritual known as the transitus.

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