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Polish cardinal, “Rosary Priest” among sainthood causes moving forward

Vatican City, Dec 19, 2017 / 04:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Tuesday recognized the heroic virtue of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, the former Metropolitan Archbishop of Warsaw, as well as Patrick Peyton, an Irish priest known for his promotion of the Rosary. The Pope recognized the […]

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The Miracle of Hiroshima – Jesuits survived the atomic bomb thanks to the rosary

Hiroshima, Japan, Aug 9, 2015 / 07:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Seventy years ago, the only wartime use of nuclear weapons took place in the Aug. 6 attack on Hiroshima and the Aug. 9 attack on Nagasaki by the United States. The Hiroshima attack killed around 80,000 people […]

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20 years of Evangelium Vitae: Vatican announces prayer vigil, rosary for life

Vatican City, Mar 23, 2015 / 05:30 pm (CNA).- An international prayer vigil prepared by the Vatican will recognize the 20th anniversary of Evangelium Vitae, the encyclical of Saint John Paul II dedicated to the value and inviolable nature of human life. The vigil, organized by the […]

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Satanism, Pompeii and the Rosary – a bizarre tale surrounds Francis’ next trip

Rome, Italy, Mar 3, 2015 / 08:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Later this month Pope Francis will head to Pompeii: a city which lays claim to the curious story of a former Satanist priest – now on the way to sainthood – and his miracle-working Marian devotion. Blessed […]

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English bishop shares ‘never failing’ gift of the rosary with his diocese

Portsmouth, England, Oct 26, 2014 / 01:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Since prayers through the Blessed Virgin Mary “never fail,” Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth is commemorating this month of the rosary by giving every parishioner in his diocese a free recording of the Marian prayer. “For we […]

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The rosary – pray it, don’t just say it, priest exhorts

The rosary – pray it, don't just say it, priest exhorts

Washington D.C., Oct 9, 2014 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics praying the rosary must rediscover the contemplative nature of the prayer and not just recite it speedily if they wish for it to truly transform their lives, said a Dominican priest in the nation’s capital.   […]

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