Daily Archives: October 17, 2011


VATICAN CITY, 17 OCT 2011 (VIS) – Made public today was “Porta fidei”, the Apostolic Letter “Motu Proprio data” with which Benedict XVI proclaims a “Year of Faith”, to begin on 11 October 2012, fiftieth anniversary of the opening of … Continue reading

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At Walsingham, Prayers for Christian Unity

By Joanna Bogle in Walsingham – England’s Nazareth. Here, in the 10th Century, the local lady of the manor had a vision from Heaven in which she was told to build a replica of the Holy House of Nazareth…and in … Continue reading

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St. Richard Gwyn – October 17th

Richard Gwyn (1537-1584) was a victim of Queen Elizabeth I’s persecution of Catholics, conducted with increasing intensity after 1581. Born in Llanidloes in central Wales, Gwyn matriculated at Oxford before removing swiftly to Cambridge where, at St John’s, he lived … Continue reading

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