Pope Francis to make historic visit to Mongolia in September
Virgin Mary apparitions ‘not always real’, says Pope FrancisPontiff appears to reference a woman who drew pilgrims to a statue near Rome she claimed shed tears of bloodApparitions of the Virgin Mary are “not always real”, Pope Francis has said, in what appears to be an indirect reference to a woman who drew thousands of pilgrims to a town near Rome to pray before a statue that she claimed shed tears of blood.“Don’t look there,” the pontiff said during an interview with Rai 1 on Sunday when asked about apparitions of the Virgin Mary. Continue reading
Pope Francis to visit Mongolia, home to 1,300 CatholicsVisiting places where Catholics are a minority is part of Pope Francis' policy of drawing attention to people and problems in what he has called the peripheries of society and of the world
Pope Francis set to travel to Portugal for World Youth DayWorld Youth Day was created by St. John Paul II to invigorate young people to join the Catholic faith. Pope Francis will be traveling to Lisbon, Portugal, to celebrate.