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Pope initiates a spiritual pilgrimage to the Shrine of Pompei

Pope initiates a spiritual pilgrimage to the Shrine of Pompei

“On October 7,” said John Paul II, “I count on going, please God, to the Shrine of Pompei. It will be a particularly significant moment in the Year of the Rosary, inaugurated last 16 October with the signing in St Peter's Square of my Apostolic Letter Rosarium Virginis Mariae.”

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Dagatan Family Farm School

Dagatan Family Farm School

Dagatan opened in 1988 with 35 students. As of 2003, there were five more family farm schools in the Philippines, offering children of farmers the possibility of alternating studies and field work to help their families improve their economic situation.

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A medical clinic in Mexico

A medical clinic in Mexico

Every Sunday at the crack of dawn, scores of indigenous Mazahuas and Otomíes gather at the old hacienda of San José de Toshi to receive medical treatment, participate in a training workshop, pick up a food ration or attend a Christian doctrine class.

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“We need you, Elisabeth”

“We need you, Elisabeth”

Elisabeth has become a Catholic. She went for a year as an exchange student from Sweden to Cordoba, Spain, and studied at the Zalima High School, an apostolic work of Opus Dei. Now she has returned to her country to study nursing.

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John Paul II: Unflagging defender of truth

John Paul II: Unflagging defender of truth

Bishop Javier Echevarría, prelate of Opus Dei, discusses the twenty-five years of John Paul II’s pontificate, the Christian roots of Europe and the prospects for peace in Holy Land. An interview with Paolo Cavallo.

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A saint for our times

From many points of view the most important – or at least the most decisive – day of our lives is, paradoxically, the day we die. It is the end of our life in this world and the beginning of our eternal life.

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The Home and the School of Communion

The Home and the School of Communion

In the World Day of Prayer for the sanctification of priests, Pope John Paul II reiterated that the great challenge of the new millennium is “to make the Church the home and the school of communion.”

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New Saint Josemaría website

New Saint Josemaría website

A web page dedicated to St. Josemaría will be on-line on June 26. The site’s launching is timed to coincide with the first celebration of the feast day of Opus Dei’s founder.

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