- Jan 18, 2020
John Allen on the need to support elderly priests.
A bishop says that a pilgrimage center to Scotland’s national shrine for Our Lady of Lourdes is closing because it lacks the support of the local community.
Pope Francis has named a special delegate for the pastoral care of pilgrims to the French shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Polish Archbishop Henryk Hose says the message of peace centered on alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje has the same value as that associated with two famed and already recognized shrines.
Mary makes people grow in Christ and “shows us the way to permanent communion with the church,” the bishop of Lourdes, France, told Catholic clergy and faithful gathered in this town with a grotto to Our Lady of Lourdes.
Bishop Richard Moth jumped from a plane at 15,000 feet to raise money to take ailing pilgrims to Lourdes.