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Pope in Slovakia: Prešov Divine Liturgy shows Church breathes with 'two lungs'

One of the main highlights of Pope Francis’ visit to Slovakia is the celebration of the Byzantine Divine Liturgy in Prešov. Speaking about this historic occasion, Fr Jaroslav Lajčiak, Vicar General of the Eparchy of Košice, says it is a great sign of unity for a Church that breathes “with two lungs.”

Appreciating God's creation in a blade of grass

Among the Laudato si' groups in Italy, there is one on the outskirts of Rome that has led to the creation of a large and well-kept garden dedicated to Saint Francis, where contemplation and commitment to creation intertwine. It has also allowed for a unique initiative involving young people with the creation of children’s groups, where they become the protagonists on how to respond to the cry of the earth and the poor.

Angola: Pilgrims flock to the Shrine of Our Lady of Muxima.

Covid 19 restrictions led to the cancellation of the 2020 annual pilgrimage. This year, thousands of pilgrims flocked to Angola’ Shrine of Our Lady of Muxima.

Highlights of Pope Francis' second day in Slovakia

Day two of Pope Francis’ Apostolic visit to Slovakia included a meeting with political authorities, a chat with the clergy, a visit to a shelter for the poor and an encounter with the Jewish community in Bratislava.

Pope at Bethlehem Centre in Slovakia: 'A day to remember'

Pope Francis is greeted with joy and applause as he visits the Bethlehem Centre for the poor and homeless in Petržalka, Bratislava.

Auxiliary Bishop of Košice: Pope comes to strengthen the faith

As the Pope makes an Apostolic Visit to Slovakia, the Auxiliary Bishop of Košice speaks about the challenges facing the faith in the country and the importance of Pope Francis’ visit to strengthen it.

Secularization and the new "ABCs" for proclaiming the faith

Our Editorial Director says Pope Francis is showing the Church in Slovakia and throughout Europe the way to "live in" the world with humility and without nostalgia for the past.

Pope thanks Slovak Jews for opening doors to healing and fraternity

Pope Francis pays tribute to Slovak Jews, victims of persecution, and thanks the Jewish Community in Bratislava for opening doors on the path to healing and fraternity.

Pope’s energy inspires Slovaks in faith

Slovaks are surprised by Pope Francis’ energy, despite his age, exhorting all to live their faith, says the spokesman of the Slovak bishops.

Pope in Slovakia: Jewish-Christian dialogue is key to the future

Maroš Borský, Secretary of the Commission for Dialogue between the Central Union of Jewish Religious Communities and the Catholic Church talks about the giant steps forward taken in the past five years.