Mercy Friday

Thumbnail pope francis meets with former prostitutes assisted by the pope john xxiii community in rome aug 12 2016 credit losservatore romano cna Former prostitutes get special visit from Pope Francis

Vatican City, Aug 12, 2016 / 11:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has visited a special community for women freed from prostitution and violent...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with former prostitutesaug 12 2016 credit losservatore romano cna How an ex-prostitute's horrific suffering moved Pope Francis

Vatican City, Nov 20, 2016 / 09:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis still remembers his meeting with a former prostitute who had suffered...

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Thumbnail pope francis visits the santa lucia foundation neuro rehabilitation center in rome sept 22 2017 credit losservatore romano cna In latest Mercy Friday outing, Pope visits patients at neuro-rehab center

In a surprise visit on Friday, Pope Francis stopped by the Santa Lucia Foundation, a neuro-rehabilitation center in Rome. He visited with patients...

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Thumbnail pope francis blesses a home in ostia may 19 2017 credit lor cna In surprise 'mercy Friday' visit, Pope Francis blesses homes of Rome's poor

Ostia, Italy, May 19, 2017 / 10:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Friday Pope Francis made a Year-of-Mercy style visit to a poor neighborhood on the...

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Thumbnail pope francis 2 at the general audience in st peters square march 16 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 3 16 16 Pope Francis makes surprise 'Year of Mercy'-style visit

Vatican City, Mar 31, 2017 / 09:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Although the Jubilee Year of Mercy has officially ended, Pope Francis today made a surprise...

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Thumbnail pope francis embraces a child at the general audience in st peters square dec 16 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 12 16 15 Pope visits young children from difficult family situations

Rome, Italy, Oct 14, 2016 / 10:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Friday Pope Francis visited with young children at the “SOS Village” in Rome, a community...

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