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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”.
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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).
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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”.

Check out Calendar of the Jubilee Year of Mercy

2015-05-05

(-ONLY VIDEO-) The Jubilee Year of Mercy will begin on December 8th. On Tuesday the Vatican gave some insight on what can be expected. 

December 2015

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
Opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica.
  
Sunday, December 13, 2015
III Sunday of Advent
 
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of St. John Lateran and in the Cathedrals of the world.
 

January 2016 
 
Friday, January 1, 2016
Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God
World Day for Peace.
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major.
 
Tuesday, January 19, - Thursday, January 21, 2016
Jubilee for the clergy, religious and lay faithful working in Sanctuaries and Shrines.
  
Monday, January 25, 2016
Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls.
 
"Jubilee” sign of the Holy Father: witness of the works of mercy.
 
  
February 2016

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and the Day for Consecrated Life
Jubilee for Consecrated Life and the closing of the Year for Consecrated Life.  
 
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Ash Wednesday
Sending forth of the Missionaries of Mercy, St. Peter’s Basilica.
 
Monday, February 22, 2016
Feast of the Chair of St. Peter
 
Jubilee for the Roman Curia
"Jubilee” sign of the Holy Father: witness of the works of mercy.
 
 
March 2016
 
Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5, 2016 
"24 Hours for the Lord” with a penitential liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica on the afternoon of Friday, March 4.
 
Sunday, March 20, 2016
Palm Sunday
The diocesan day for youth in Rome.
 
"Jubilee” sign of the Holy Father: witness of the works of mercy.
 
 
April 2016
 
Sunday, April 3, 2016
Divine Mercy Sunday
Jubilee for those who are devoted to the spirituality of Divine Mercy.
  
Sunday, April 24, 2016
V Sunday of Easter
 
Jubilee for young boys and girls (ages 13 – 16)
To profess the faith and construct a culture of mercy.
  
"Jubilee” sign of the Holy Father: witness of the works of mercy.
 
  
May 2016
 
Sunday, May 29, 2016
The Solemnity of Corpus Christi in Italy
Jubilee for deacons.
 
 
June 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016
Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Jubilee for priests.
160 years since the introduction of the Feast by Pius IX in 1856.
  
Sunday, June 12, 2016
XI Sunday of Ordinary Time
Jubilee for those who are ill and for persons with disabilities.
 
"Jubilee” sign of the Holy Father: witness of the works of mercy.
 
  
July 2016
 
Tuesday, July 26 – Sunday, July 31, 2016
To conclude on the XVIII Sunday of Ordinary Time
 
Jubilee for young people.
World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland.
 
 
September 2016
 
Sunday, September 4, 2016
XXIII Sunday of Ordinary Time
Memorial of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta – September
Jubilee for workers and volunteers of mercy
  
Sunday, September 25, 2016
XXVI Sunday of Ordinary Time
Jubilee for catechists
 

October 2016 
 
Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9, 2016
Saturday and Sunday after the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary
Marian Jubilee
 

November 2016
 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Solemnity of All Saints
Holy Mass celebrated by the Holy Father in memory of the faithful departed.
  
Sunday, November 6, 2016
XXXII Sunday of Ordinary Time
In St. Peters Basilica, the Jubilee for prisoners.
  
Sunday, November 13, 2016
XXXIII Sunday of Ordinary Time
 
Closing of the Holy Doors in the Basilicas of Rome and in the Dioceses of the world.
 
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
 
Closing of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica and the conclusion of the Jubilee of Mercy.