Sr Angela called to the Lord

OBITUARY Canossian Sr Angela Garavaglia passed away on March 3.Canossian missionary, Sr Angela Garavaglia, passed away peacefully in Vimercate, Italy, on March 3 at the age of 86, and after 68 years of Canossian Religious life. She was born in Inveruno, Milan, in Italy, on April 10, 1930 and joined the Canossian Missionary Novitiate in [...]

The Holy See Will Participate With A Pavilion At Expo Milan 2015

Vatican City, 27 February 2014 (VIS) – This morning in the Holy See Press Office the protocol was presented for the participation of the Holy See at Expo Milan 2015. The general theme of the event will be “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, Commissioner General for the Holy See for Expo [...]

Pope’s Message Commemorating Edict Of Milan

Vatican City, 16 May 2013 (VIS) – The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, is visiting Milan, on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan, signed by Constantine and Licinius, respectively the emperors of the western and eastern parts of the Roman Empire, in 313. The treaty granted freedom of worship [...]

1 million at families’ meeting in Milan

Church-organised event focuses on balance between work demands and family needsMILAN, ITALY – From May 30-June 3, about one million people from 153 countries braved dawn wake-up calls, shouldered supply-laden backpacks and prodded along sleepy kids to take part in the World Meeting of Families in Milan, Italy.During the closing Mass, Pope Benedict XVI called [...]

World Meeting In Milan: An Epiphany Of The Family

Vatican City, 6 June 2012 (VIS) – Benedict XVI focused his catechesis during this morning’s general audience on his recent trip to Milan, his first pastoral trip as Peter’s Successor to that Italian archdiocese where he had participated in the seventh World Meeting of Families. The Holy Father recalled the first stage of his journey, [...]