Feb 12, 2016 – 09:28 am .- While on board the plane taking him to Cuba and then Mexico, Pope Francis took a moment to send a special blessing to EWTN’s foundress Mother Angelica, and to ask her for her prayers. To view video, go to: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-francis-sends-airborne-blessing-to-mother-angelica-13531/
World Meeting of Families Catechesis Series
The USCCB is excited about the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) being held in Philadelphia in September 2015. We are presenting a series of short articles focused on the WMOF Catechesis Love is our Mission: The Family Fully Alive and its implications for our daily lives. We will follow the timing suggested by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia by exploring one theme each month leading up to the World Meeting.
For more information go to: http://www.marriageuniqueforareason.org/category/world-meeting-of-families/
By Laura Ieraci
Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Couples who are seeking to marry, even those who have lived together, should value their engagement period as a time to grow in mature love and in profound knowledge of each other, said Pope Francis. To read further go to…http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1502269.htm
Rome prepares for Holy Year of Mercy – with ice cream :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
.- Pilgrims and tourists strolling down the streets of Rome in the coming months may come across an unexpected treat – a special “Jubilee of Mercy Ice Cream,” created in honor of the upcoming Holy Year.” To read more go to:
Ann Schneible writes in her article what Pope Francis says about gender neutrality. To read more go to http://www.ewtnnews.com/catholic-news/Vatican.php?id=11958
Pope Frances does. Read about our Holy Father’s plans at
To learn more go to: http://www.usccb.org/news/2015/15-012e.cfm
Take a look at the In-flight interview of Pope Francis as he flew from Manila to Rome.