Archive for December 16th, 2016

The 2016 Christmas Card from Pope Francis

16 December, 2016

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Every year, Pope Francis digs into the Church’s centuries-old treasure trove of religious art and chooses an image for the front of his Christmas card.

For Christmas 2016, Francis has chosen a scene from a 14th-century fresco painted by the artist Giotto di Bondone inside a church in Assisi, Italy.

Read more about the image here

New Passionist Novices, Monte Argentario

16 December, 2016

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At Monte Argentario (Italy) on the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lady, 21 November 2016, seven men were clothed with the Passionist Habit and began their Novitiate.