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Outline for the Prayer Vigil on 26 April 2014

The Liturgical Office of the Diocese of Rome, in preparation for the canonizations of the two Blessed Pontiffs, John XXIII and John Paul II, is offering three prayer outlines for the animation of Prayer Vigils to help the faithful prepare for this graced filled event.

22/04/2014 [... read]
A Happy and Holy Easter!

The Holy Father Pope Francis presided last evening the solemn Paschal Vigil, the "mother of all Vigils," as Saint Augustine defined it.

20/04/2014 [... read]
Happy for the Canonization (Video)

Sisters, priests, old and young who dance ... all are "Happy" for the impending canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II. Spread on the web, the video is made by a group of young people who recount on social media how the city is preparing for the canonization.

17/04/2014 [... read]
John Paul II Postulator: From Heaven, the Pope reconciles couples and helps them have children

Polish priest Slawomir Oder is one of the people that best knows John Paul II. As the postulator for his sainthood cause, Fr. Oder has been in charge of presenting the facts proving Karol Wojtyla led a holy life.

17/04/2014 [... read]
The Canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII in 3D

Millions will follow the canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII, and the Vatican Television Center will use up to 33 TV cameras and nine satellites to make it happen.

16/04/2014 [... read]
Four collector metro tickets for the Canonizations

On the occasion of the canonizations of 27 April in Rome of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, ATAC (the Rome metro company) is launching a special initiative through a limited edition sale of four travel tickets.

10/04/2014 [... read]
An Exhibition for Angelo Roncalli

The people of Bergamo here in the Capital are also preparing for the canonization of Pope John, as demonstrated by "L'Eco di Bergamo." The Archconfraternity of the Bergamascans in Rome has organized in its headquarters on via di Pietra 70 an exhibition, entitled "Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli and the Archconfraternity of Bergamascans in Rome," which will remain open throughout the month.

10/04/2014 [... read]
Pope Francis: "These two are brave, they are brave" (video)

We provide the video in which Pope Francis recounts the holiness of John XXIII and John Paul II, explaining why he decided to canonize both in the same ceremony.

07/04/2014 [... read]