Pope sends video message of peace ahead of Fatima visit

Pope sends video message of peace ahead of Fatima visit Pope : VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis has sent a video message to the people of Portugal ahead of his visit to Fatima to mark the 100th anniversary of the Virgin Mary’s reported apparitions to three young shepherds. Speaking in Portuguese, the pope defined his two-day official visit to the Catholic shrine May 12-13 as a “pilgrimage of hope and peace” and apologized for not seeing more of the country. RELATED: The ’Splainer: Who is Our Lady of Fatima and…

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Good News Washington Frozen Out of Syria Peace Plan

Good News

Good News Washington Frozen Out of Syria Peace Plan When it is finally understood that we don’t need to be involved for crises to be solved overseas, the neocons will lose. Good : As the US mainstream media obsessed last week about Russia’s supposed “hacking” of the US elections and President Obama’s final round of Russia sanctions in response, something very important was taking place under the media radar. As a result of a meeting between foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, and Turkey last month, a ceasefire in Syria has…

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Religion News: Feb. 25, 2017

Your Religion News: Feb. 25, 2017

Religion News: Feb. 25, 2017  “The Way of the Cross,” coming March 17 to Our Lady of PeaceReligion : TURNERS FALLS — Our Lady of Peace Church says, “Make this Lent one to remember by joining us on Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m. for the Mystery Players from Immaculate Heart Central School in Watertown, N.Y., who will present “The Way of the Cross.” Since 1981, IHC seniorshave been bringing the stories of Jesus’ birth and death on the Cross during the Advent and Lenten seasons. Their performances combine an…

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On Christmas Day, Pope Francis prays for peace around the world

On Christmas Day, Pope Francis prays for peace around the world

On Christmas Day, Pope Francis prays for peace around the world Pope : Vatican City, Dec 25, 2016 / 05:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” blessing Christmas Day, Pope Francis prayed that the Child Jesus, also called the Prince of Peace, would bring a real and lasting peace to everyone suffering from violence and conflict around the world. The power of the Christ Child “is the power of service, which inaugurates in our world the Kingdom of God, a kingdom of justice and peace.” “For this…

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Pope Francis concludes World Day of Prayer for Peace

Pope Francis concludes World Day of Prayer for Peace

Pope Francis concludes World Day of Prayer for Peace (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis presided over the closing ceremony of the World Day of Prayer for Peace in Assisi on Tuesday afternoon. The ceremony followed an early afternoon of prayer – not in common, but separately, according to religious tradition. Thirst for peace: religions and cultures in dialogue was the theme of this 30th anniversary celebration of the World Day, which Pope St. John Paul II first convoked in the city of St. Francis in 1986. “We have come to Assisi…

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