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  • Pope advances sainthood causes of Spanish martyrs

    Pope advances sainthood causes of Spanish martyrs

    • Dec 24, 2016

    Pope Francis furthered the sainthood causes of seven men and women and recognized more than 100 martyrs killed during the Spanish civil war at a meeting with the prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes. Among the decrees was the canonization process for Blessed Faustino Miguez.

  • Nativity scenes in Lebanon show harmony between Christians and Muslims

    Nativity scenes in Lebanon show harmony between Christians and Muslims

    • Dec 23, 2016

    Nativity scenes in public places in Lebanon demonstrate the harmony between Christians and Muslims living in the country. Even though war and persecution plague the Middle East, Lebanon manages to remain a peaceful island of co-habitation and collaboration.

  • Burlington Diocese to celebrate Year of Creation in 2017

    Burlington Diocese to celebrate Year of Creation in 2017

    • Dec 23, 2016

    The Diocese of Burlington, Vermont, will observe a special Year of Creation during 2017, inspired by the global Year of Mercy. The year-long event plans to bring an intentional, heightened focus on ecological justice, following the teachings of Pope Francis’s 2015 encyclical, “Laudato Si’.”

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