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World Day of Grandparents: Vatican grants plenary indulgence for visiting the elderly

Some 6,000 grandparents and other older people attended the papal Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on July 23, 2023, for the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. / Credit: Pablo Esparza/EWTN Vatican City, Jul 18, 2024 / 12:15 pm (CNA). The...

PHOTOS: Pope Francis hangs out with Vatican summer camp kids

The kids and Pope Francis released biodegradable balloons into the sky together on July 18, 2024. The Vatican said the message, “You, dear boy, dear girl, are precious in God’s eyes,” was stamped on the balloons “with the hope that...

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Archbishop Gänswein on Baltic appointment: Ready for ‘the front’

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First women hired for St. Peter Basilica’s ‘Sanpietrini’ maintenance crew

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Pope Francis authors preface to book on “Women and Ministries in the Synodal Church”

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‘Excess enslaves you,’ Pope Francis warns Christians

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Vatican condemns violence after attack on Trump

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Pope Francis to attend ‘Miracle of the Snow’ commemoration in Rome

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Pope Francis meets Russian Orthodox Church’s ‘foreign minister’ at the Vatican

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Vatican reveals details about 1974 ruling on alleged ‘Lady of All Nations’ apparition

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Pope Francis tells AI leaders: No machine should ever choose to take human life

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