Holy Year of Mercy

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In his passion, Jesus reveals the God of mercy, pope says
Mar 21 2016
On the cross, at the height of his humiliation, Jesus reveals God’s identity as the God of mercy, Pope Francis said.

Pilgrims brave cold, rain to “Walk in Mercy”
Mar 20 2016
Hundreds participated in this year's Young and Young Adult Pilgrimage in Baltimore.

Pope Benedict: Yearning for mercy is sign of longing for God’s love
Mar 16 2016
“Mercy is what moves us toward God, while justice makes us tremble in his sight,” Pope Benedict said.

Pope marks third anniversary of election with talk on mercy
Mar 14 2016
Pope Francis celebrated the third anniversary of his election with a simple Tweet - "Pray for me" - and the usual Sunday recitation of the Angelus.

Give fragments of life, not doctrine, says preacher of Curia retreat
Mar 08 2016
“Our heart can become either God’s cradle or his tomb,” a Servite priest told the pope and Vatican officials.

Sin makes us blind, but confession heals, pope says
Mar 04 2016
Exercise a little courage and go to confession, turn away from selfishness and sin and back to God during the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis said.

Cathedral of Mary Our Queen announces schedule for '24 Hours for the Lord'
Mar 03 2016
As part of the archdiocesan-wide​ "24 Hour for the Lord" prayer campaign in the Holy Year of Mercy, the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland has announced its schedule for the March 4-5 event.

Interfaith leaders impressed with pilgrimage to Rome
Mar 01 2016
Interfaith leaders pass through two of Rome's Holy Doors and begin prayer.

Bel Air school embraces Year of Mercy in multiple ways
Feb 27 2016
From the pew to the playground, the relationship between the Year of Mercy and the daily rhythms of St. Margaret School in Bel Air appears seamless.

Being human: Pope Francis delights many, frustrates some
Feb 19 2016
The pope is human. Pope Francis demonstrated that in Mexico, as he does wherever he goes, and most people find it attractive most of the time.