Zenit – The World Seen From Rome

Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and sacramental theology and director of the Sacerdos Institute at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Is it morally wrong to deliberately deviate from the liturgy? How is culpability assessed? — R.C., Bangalore, India A: This is a very difficult [...]
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The secret of life? … Fix our gaze on Jesus' face and become familiar with Him. Pope Francis shared this in a Aug. 17 message, sent on his behalf by Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, to the annual “Rimini Meeting.” The Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples, sponsored by the [...]
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First, Pope Francis prayed. He prayed, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. He prayed for the world and its people – and he asked everyone to pray for him. It was March 13, 2013, and he stood on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica overlooking the cheering crowd welcoming the newly elected pontiff. [...]
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80,000 pilgrims participated in the solemn Eucharist in Marian Sanctuary of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska presided by Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski, retired prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, and co-celebrated by Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski, metropolitan of Cracow. The Holy Mass and the procession concluded the celebrations of the Assumption of the Blessed [...]
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Pope Francs on August 19, 2019, tweeting his encouragement for humanitarian workers around the world on World Humanitarian Day promoted by the United Nations. “Today we remember all the brave women who go out to meet their brothers and sisters in difficulty. Each of them is a sign of God's closeness [...]
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