Pope Francis Announces The Theme For The 47th World Day Of Peace

Vatican City, 31 July 2013 (VIS) – “Fraternity, the foundation and pathway to peace”: this is the theme of the 47th World Day of Peace, the first during the pontificate of Pope Francis. “Fraternity, the foundation and pathway to peace”. This is the theme of the 47th World Day of Peace, the first during the [...]

Pope Announces Visit To Shrine Of Our Lady Of Bonaria

Vatican City, 15 May 2013 (VIS) – At the end of today's general audience, the Pope, addressing a group of pilgrims from the Italian island of Sardinia, announced that he would like to visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Bonaria that is located in the Sardinian city of Cagliari. “I would like to visit [...]

Benedict XVI Announces the “Year of Faith”

VATICAN CITY, 16 OCT 2011 (VIS) – During Mass this morning in the Vatican Basilica, celebrated to mark the end of an international meeting on new evangelisation organised by the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelisation, Benedict XVI announced that he was calling a forthcoming “Year of Faith”. […]

Church announces dates for 2010 exposition of Shroud of Turin

ROME – The Italian Archdiocese of Turin has announced that the Shroud of Turin, which many believe is the burial cloth of Christ, will be on public display from Apr 10 to May 23, 2010.The public exposition in Turin’s cathedral will offer members of the public their first opportunity to see the shroud since it [...]