Pope Confers Lay Ministries on Women, Formalising Recognition of Roles

Pope Confers Lay Ministries on Women, Formalising Recognition of Roles

Pope Francis on Sunday for the first time conferred the lay Roman Catholic ministries of lector and catechist on women, roles that previously many had carried out without institutional recognition. He conferred the ministries at a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, where, in an apparent reference to resistance to change by some conservative, he criticised […]

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Pope Calls for World Day of 'Prayer for Peace' Over Ukraine Crisis

Pope Calls for World Day of ‘Prayer for Peace’ Over Ukraine Crisis

Pope Francis recommended education, labour and intergenerational dialogue as building blocks for peace. (Image Credits: AFP) Francis announced the prayer day and made the appeal for dialogue to defuse the crisis during his weekly address and blessing to pilgrims and tourists in St. Peter’s Square. Reuters VATICAN CITY Last Updated:January 23, 2022, 18:38 IST FOLLOW […]

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Pope Francis Surprises Record Store Owner With Visit, Buys Classical CD

Pope Francis Surprises Record Store Owner With Visit, Buys Classical CD

Pope Francis was a regular customer to the shop when he was the archbishop of Buenos Aires (Image: Twitter/AP) Pope Francis went to bless the recently renovated shop and also knew the shop’s owners from the time when he was the archbishop of Buenos Aires. Reuters Last Updated:January 12, 2022, 09:25 IST FOLLOW US ON: […]

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