Pope Francis visited Rome’s Piazza di Spagna on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and prayed that Our Lady may help free us from corruption of heart.
At the heart of the proposal is to stress the primary role of families in sacramental preparation. - Archbishop Diarmuid Martin
Pope Francis has written an Apostolic Letter on the meaning and importance of the nativity scene. He signed the Letter during his visit on Sunday afternoon to the Italian town of Greccio.
By clicking on the virtual doors each of the days of Advent, we are inviting people to take just five minutes to find moments of peace and reflection on the meaning of Advent and Christmas amidst all the rush and busyness of life around us. - Archbishop Eamon Martin
Never again war, never again the clash of arms, never again so much suffering! - Pope Francis
Confirming these nation’s small Catholic communities in the faith, promoting interreligious dialogue, defending life and the environment: these are just some of the themes underlining the Holy Father's visit to Thailand and Japan.
Pope will highlight the themes of mission, environmental protection, and peace.
The Mass will air live on RTÉ One Television and RTÉ Radio 1 Extra/Long wave 252) at 11.00am on Sunday 17 November.
The third World Day of the Poor will be marked in the Universal Church on Sunday 17 November.
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