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Marian Devotion

by Jose Torres Jr. Manila, Philippines, Jul 27, 2021 / 12:55 pm Philippine Catholic bishops congratulated the country’s first-ever Olympic gold medalist, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, not only for her victory but for her show of faith and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Diaz’s triumph came in the women’s 55-kilogram

by CNA Staff Lourdes, France, Jul 2, 2021 / 12:00 pm The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes has launched a series of summer evening events to draw pilgrims back to the shrine as pandemic restrictions ease. The initiative, called “Lourdes Nights,” will be held at the shrine in southwestern

CNA Staff, May 13, 2021 / 03:05 am America/Denver (CNA). A cardinal has recalled the moment that St. John Paul II was shot in St. Peter’s Square 40 years on from the attempted assassination. The Polish pope collapsed into the arms of the then Msgr. Stanisław Dziwisz when he was

POPE FRANCIS DECLARED A YEAR DEVOTED TO ST. JOSEPH. The Holy Father is telling the Church, especially those of us who are husbands and fathers, to “go to Joseph.” In our noisy secular culture how can we learn from St. Joseph who does not a speak a single word in

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Feb 27, 2021 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Eight hundred years ago, a barefoot St. Dominic carried an icon of the Virgin Mary across Rome to entrust the Marian image to a new community of cloistered nuns, who have safeguarded the icon within the walls

Pope Francis holds a rosary during a general audience Aug. 7, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.
by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 25, 2020 / 07:15 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis sent a letter Saturday encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary throughout May. He also shared two new prayers to implore the help of the Virgin Mary during the coronavirus pandemic. “Contemplating the face of Christ