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Complete program of pope's trip to Fatima on May 12-13

March 20, 2017. The Vatican has published Pope Francis' program for his upcoming trip to Fatima.
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Pope Francis will travel to Egypt from 28 to 29 April 2017

March 18, 2017. In response to the invitation from the President of the Republic, the Bishops of the Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II and the Grand Imam of the Mosque of Al Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayyib, Pope Francis will make an Apostolic trip to the Arab Republic of Egypt from 28 to 29 April 2017, visiting the city of Cairo. The programme of the trip will be published shortly.
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Pope to meet with most powerful European leaders on March 24

March 3, 2017. On March 24 a historic meeting will take place between the pope and many of the most powerful heads of government throughout Europe. The meeting was announced by the Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Greg Burke and will begin at 6 p.m. in the Sala Regia of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.

Verbum, a comprehensive, interactive library to study faith with your smartphone

2015-05-23

Often, finding teaching materials that include reliable information about religion and Church teachings can be complex and complicated. A smartphone app called Verbum aims to simplify the process. It includes a comprehensive, interactive library for studying Christianity with your smartphone.

If a user wants to better understand the Scriptures, Church Tradition, or explore the Bible, all of that information is available in the app.

Concepts of faith can be reviewed easily, and with a single click, it's possible to look up the definition of certain words. Each search term includes options for further study.

The app also includes maps and infographics which enable the user to locate where exactly some of the Bible's most important passages occurred. For example, it's possible to see where Jesus preached in Galilee. 

Users can also purchase books from the application and keep them stored on their smartphones.

The application is available in French, English, Portuguese, Spanish, and German. It is available both on Web browsers and as an app for iOS and Android devices.


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