What's this? / Report Bad Ads
Latest News
Pope Francis

Pope Francis: No people is criminal and no religion is terrorist

February 17, 2017. Pope Francis has sent an important message to the Meetings of Popular Movements that is taking place in Modesto (California). The pope denounces the "moral blindness of this indifference”: "under the guise of what is politically correct or ideologically fashionable, one looks at those who suffer without touching them. But they are televised live; they are talked about in euphemisms and with apparent tolerance, but nothing is done systematically to heal the social wounds or to confront the structures that leave so many brothers and sisters by the wayside”.
World

The government of the Order of Malta will elect the successor of the Grand Master in April

February 15, 2017. On April 29, the Council Complete of State, the Order’s constitutional body, will elect the next Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta (or, as provided for in the Constitution, a Lieutenant of the Grand Master, to hold office for a year).
Pope Francis

Pope names a Special Envoy for Medjugorje

< style> February 11, 2017. Pope Francis has asked Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., bishop of Warsaw-Prague (Poland), to go to Medjugorje as Special Envoy of the Holy See. According< g> the Vatican, "the mission has the aim of acquiring a deeper knowledge of the pastoral situation there and above all, of the needs of the faithful who go there in pilgrimage, and on the basis of this, to suggest possible pastoral initiatives for the future”.

Spain's Civil Guard: Celebrating 100 years of its patroness, Our Lady of the Pillar

2013-02-06

BENEDICT XVI
"I greet in particular the group and the Delegation of the Civil Guard, the military's archbishop, the Minister of the Interior and the Director General of the Corps. I pray that Our Lady of the Pillar, may give you spiritual strength so you may carry out your service with  Spain's society.”

At the end of the general audience, the delegation greeted the Pope. In fact in the past, he has even worn the famous military hat these guards wear. This time around the group gave the Pope a gift, which combined Our Lady of the Pillar with their very own trademark.

JORGE FERNÁNDEZ DIAZ
Minister of Interior, Spain

"It is an image of Our Lady of the Pillar, and the actual pillar is supported by a silver 'tricornio' hat. We also gave him a large colored photograph of the time when the Pope actually put on the 'tricornio' hat when a cadet from our Civil Guard gave it to him.”


This meeting with the Pope puts the icing on the Jubilee Year. The Civil Guard started celebrating this anniversary by placing their highest decoration medal before the Image of Our Lady of the Pillar.


 
RCG/KLH
CTV
Gdp
-BN
U:KLH