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US bishops call for solidarity with migrants on Our Lady of Guadalupe’s feast day

Washington D.C., Dec 9, 2017 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops are encouraging Catholics to observe the upcoming Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe as a day of solidarity with immigrants. In the nation’s capital, a 12:10 p.m. Mass at St. Peter's Church will mark the […]

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Pope to mark Franciscan feast day with pilgrimage to Assisi

Vatican City, Jul 5, 2016 / 06:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday, it was announced that Pope Francis will make a private pilgrimage to Assisi early next month to celebrate the eighth centenary of the dedication of the Portiuncula chapel, the site where the Franciscan order began. […]

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On feast of St. Thomas, teachers called to mercifully challenge students

Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2015 / 06:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics must be “merciful teachers” in eliciting the best from everyone around them, said a prominent Dominican preacher on the feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas. “Our call, religious, ordained, and laity alike, is to be 'merciful […]

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Huge crowds flock to see St Francis Xavier’s relics on his feast day

Panjim, India, Dec 5, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday, the 462nd anniversary of his death, an estimated 200,000 people visited Se Cathedral in Old Goa to venerate the relics of St. Francis Xavier, the “Apostle to the Far East.” The saint's relics are in […]

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‘Pray for the forgotten,’ Pope exhorts on Feast of All Souls

Vatican City, Nov 2, 2014 / 09:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Angelus Address delivered for the Feast of All Souls, Pope Francis called on the faithful to pray for forgotten souls, as well as Christians who have died for their faith and in the service of […]

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Indian migrants in Holy Land unite to celebrate Marian feast

Indian migrants in Holy Land unite to celebrate Marian feast

Jaffa, Israel, Sep 24, 2014 / 05:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Thousands of Indian migrants and other pilgrims in the Holy Land celebrated a special Marian feast day with displays of prayer, devotion and unity.   On the Sept. 13 feast of the Nativity of Mary – called […]

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Pope surprises Jesuits for dinner on feast of Saint Ignatius

Pope surprises Jesuits for dinner on feast of Saint Ignatius

Vatican City, Aug 1, 2014 / 08:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In honor of the feast commemorating the founder of their order, Pope Francis made a last minute phone call to the head of the Jesuit General Curia expressing his desire to eat dinner with them. According to […]

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