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From August 14 to August 17, 2022, five hundred Catholic women will gather at the Delta Hotel by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, BC for the 102nd Annual National Convention of the Catholic Women’s League (CWL). The theme for this year is Catholic and Living It! Speakers for the convention include Elizabeth Tomlin, a ...read more
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Stepping down: Experts draft proposed laws on status of a retired pope
By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
August 11, 2022
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis’ plans to visit the central Italian city of L’Aquila and its basilica Aug. 28 fueled speculation of a possible announcement of his resignation, which he has firmly denied. L’Aquila’s basilica is the burial place of St. Celestine V, who issued a decree declaring the right of a pope to ...read more
Pope Francis gave his catechesis on the topic of old age in Paul VI Audience Hall on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. Read the full text below: Catechesis on Old Age: 16. “I go to prepare a place for you”. Old age, a time projected towards fulfilment Dear brothers and sisters, good morning! We are now at the ...read more
The prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy speaks to Vatican Media about the Holy See’s Financial Statement for 2021, noting a 3 million Euro deficit compared to the 33 million projected. He says the time for sacrifices has not yet ended, as the Holy See record positive progress but still has to divest some ...read more
During his General Audience on August 3, 2022, Pope Francis offered a reflection on his "penitential pilgrimage" to Canada. ...read more
We join Pope Francis in praying that small and medium-sized businesses may find ways to continue operating and serving their communities. ...read more