• Closing Year of Mercy, Francis says ‘God has no memory of sin’

    Closing Year of Mercy, Francis says ‘God has no memory of sin’

    • Nov 20, 2016

    “Even if the Holy Door closes, the true door of mercy, which is the heart of Christ, always remains open for us,” Pope Francis said Sunday in a Mass marking the formal close of his jubilee Year of Mercy. “God has no memory of sin, but only of us, of each of us, we who are his beloved children.”

  • Catholic Mass celebrates long-lasting marriages

    Catholic Mass celebrates long-lasting marriages

    • Oct 16, 2016

    In the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia, a jubilee Mass on Sunday featured 150 couples celebrating their 25th anniversary, and 109 couples celebrating their 50th anniversary. Doing the math, that’s more than 9,000 years of marriage combined.

  • Sistine Chapel choir releases album for the Year of Mercy

    Sistine Chapel choir releases album for the Year of Mercy

    • Oct 9, 2016

    For the second year the Sistine Chapel Choir has recorded an album inside the chapel of its namesake, this year selecting pieces by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, who lived from 1525-1594, was an Italian Renaissance sacred music composer, and one of the most well-known composers of sacred polyphony.