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ARGENTINA, Generación Francisco/Carlos Eduardo Ferré • The President of the Honorable Chamber of Deputies of Argentina, Dr. Julián Domínguez, declared that Pope Francis: “Came to ratify that Faith is constituent to our identity as a nation. He broke the established order, and the originality of his gaze is the expression of this Great Nation that is resurging. After Francis, nothing will ever be the same in Latin America because he came to give identity to our historical process and to the dreams of our liberators.” He stressed the importance thatRead More
By Editorial Team • The website, ANSA, reported that Pope Francis will open a homeless shelter near the Vatican. The structure, which will provide 30 beds, was located after searches and inspections at the intersection of Via dei Penintenzieri and Borgo Santo Spirito. The renovation is still in progress at the site. Over the past months, Pope Francis has had public showers installed and a barbershop set up at the Vatican for the homeless. At the showers, every “homeless pilgrim” received a package with a towel, underwear, soap, deodorant, toothpaste,Read More
VATICAN, Ary Ramos Waldes Díaz/Aleteia.org and editorial team • “Dear brothers and sisters, I have often thought of how the Church may render more clearly her mission to be a witness to mercy; and we have to make this journey. It is a journey which begins with spiritual conversion. Therefore, I have decided to announce an Extraordinary Jubilee which has at its centre the mercy of God. It will be a Holy Year of Mercy. We want to live in the light of the word of the Lord: “Be merciful,Read More
Pope Francis has invited a group of homeless people from Rome to go to Turin to pray before the Holy Shroud, which will be on exhibit in the city until June 24, the Vatican newspaper, “L’Osservatore Romano” confirmed. Pope Francis wanted to offer these pilgrims, without resources, the opportunity to participate in this event.He financed the trip for two buses for those who often live and sleep beneath the columns of Saint Peter’s Square and its surroundings. He did it through the management of the Vatican almoner, Konrad Krajewski, whoRead More
Every part of the Church, and many others outside of her – believers or non-believers – have received Pope Francis` clear and hope-filled words. They are also words that motivate us to assume the responsibility we all have to build a world in accordance to the Will of God, in the strength of the Spirit and through the way of Christ. Cardinals and bishops, priests, men and women religious, novices and seminarians, families, the youth and elderly, communities and institutes have received this challenge to go out “onto the street”Read More
CHILE/CUBA, Father Pedro Pablo Celis • After celebrating the 100 years as a Schoenstatt Family, we began to see the fruits and graces of this Jubilee. We have had the opportunity to look back to express gratitude for the gifts we have received throughout all these years, renewing our ideals and beginning to plan the next one hundred years. When we look toward the future, it is necessary to begin from who we are, from our identity. The Latin American Boys’ Youth, but especially the Chilean Boys’ Youth has identifiedRead More
The Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelisation published the official prayer for the Jubilee of Mercy, the Holy Year that Pope Francis proclaimed, starting on 8 December 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, and will culminate on 20 November 2016 on the Solemnity of the Christ the King. The prayer can be found on the official website of the Jubilee of Mercy, the theme of which is taken from St. Luke’s Gospel: “Merciful as the Father,” and invites all the faithful in the world to comeRead More
Every part of the Church, and many others outside of her – believers or non-believers – have received Pope Francis` clear and hope-filled words. They are also words that motivate us to assume the responsibility we all have to build a world in accordance to the Will of God, in the strength of the Spirit and through the way of Christ. Cardinals and bishops, priests, men and women religious, novices and seminarians, families, the youth and elderly, communities and institutes have received this challenge to go out “onto the street”Read More
Dear friend of Schoenstatt.org, We have started a new phase in this communication project which relies on a large number of collaborators spread throughout five continents who, operating as a network and thanks to technology, make it possible for this dream to become a reality with worldwide reach in five languages. There are so many things that unite us and many stories that have been lived and shared in the more than ten years since the Schoenstatt.org adventure began with its eyes set on 2014. Today, there are many moreRead More