Jubilee Year of Mercy

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  1. Pope Closes Jubilee: We are Called to Instill Hope and Give Opportunity to Others

    21 Nov 2016

    For almost a year, the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica has been the most famous door at the Vatican, and today it was adorned with hundreds of flowers for the last day of the Jubilee.

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    Pope Closes Jubilee: We are Called to Instill Hope and Give Opportunity to Others
  2. The Jubilee Year of Mercy That Was

    18 Nov 2016

    When Pope Francis announced a surprise Holy Year dedicated to Mercy at the end of 2015, every diocese in the world was invited to respond.

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    The Jubilee Year of Mercy That Was
  3. Walk With Christ: The King of Mercy

    18 Nov 2016

    Walk With Christ, the annual Eucharistic Procession, will bring to completion the Year of Mercy celebrations for Sydney Catholics this Sunday.

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    Walk With Christ: The King of Mercy
  4. Prisoners to Hold Their Heads High

    10 Nov 2016

    In the middle of maximum security Silverwater Women's Correctional Centre, a converted demountable classroom has been transformed into a chapel.

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    Prisoners to Hold Their Heads High
  5. A Year of Mercy Jubilee for Prisoners

    4 Nov 2016

    This Sunday 6 November, the Catholic Church in Australia will celebrate a Jubilee for Prisoners as part of the Year of Mercy.

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    A Year of Mercy Jubilee for Prisoners
  6. The Faces of Mercy Gift from Australian Catholic artists

    17 Oct 2016

    A performance of music, art and poetry spanning from Sydney to Rome is a contribution to the Year of Mercy from a group of Australian Catholic artists.

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    The Faces of Mercy Gift from Australian Catholic artists
  7. Pope to New Bishops: You have been "Fished, That is, Caught by the Love of God's Surprising Mercy"

    16 Sep 2016

    On Friday, Pope Francis met with newly-appointed bishops from all over the world inside of the Vatican's Clementine Hall.

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    Pope to New Bishops: You have been 'Fished, That is, Caught by the Love of God's Surprising Mercy'
  8. A Place at the Table, Social Justice in an Ageing Society

    9 Sep 2016

    This week, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) launched its annual Social Justice Statement with a focus on "ageing".

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    A Place at the Table, Social Justice in an Ageing Society
  9. Pope Francis Canonizes Mother Teresa of Calcutta

    4 Sep 2016

    Around 100,000 people filled Saint Peter's Square to attend the most awaited canonization ceremony of the year.

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    Pope Francis Canonizes Mother Teresa of Calcutta
  10. Migrants and Refugees Challenge Us to Enact a Culture of Encounter, Welcome and Acceptance

    26 Aug 2016

    In this Year of Mercy, with many newly arrived migrants and refugees in Australia, we must enact a culture of encounter, welcome and acceptance in...

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    Migrants and Refugees Challenge Us to Enact a Culture of Encounter, Welcome and Acceptance
  11. Jubilee: Pope Prays in Saint Peter's with Victims of Unjust Violence

    5 May 2016

    One of the Works of Mercy that the Church proposes in the Jubilee is "to comfort those who mourn." Therefore, symbolically, the Pope met with those representing the deepest pains.

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    Jubilee: Pope Prays in Saint Peter's with Victims of Unjust Violence
  12. Visiting British Academic Baroness Hollins Discusses The Medicine of Mercy

    15 Apr 2016

    Eminent Professor of psychiatry of learning disability and member of Pope Francis' Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors...

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    Visiting British Academic Baroness Hollins Discusses The Medicine of Mercy
  13. "God is Mercy" - Meditations for the Way of the Cross

    24 Mar 2016

    On Good Friday evening, Pope Francis will preside over the Way of the Cross at the Colosseum. The meditations for this year are focussed on the theme...

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    'God is Mercy' - Meditations for the Way of the Cross
  14. Pope at the Angelus: Stop the Death Sentences in the Year of Mercy

    22 Feb 2016

    During the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis asked the world to stop death penalty sentences, at least during this Year of Mercy.

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    Pope at the Angelus: Stop the Death Sentences in the Year of Mercy
  15. Launch of Xt3 Lent Calendar App 2016 - Open Wide the Doors of Mercy this Lent!

    3 Feb 2016

    In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, Xt3.com, has released their annual Xt3 Lent Calendar App with the theme 'Open wide the Doors of Mercy'.

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    Launch of Xt3 Lent Calendar App 2016 - Open Wide the Doors of Mercy this Lent!
  16. How to Get the Most Out of the Year of Mercy in 2016

    6 Jan 2016

    The start of a New Year is an opportunity for resolutions, renewal and change, and with a Jubilee Year of Mercy already underway..

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    How to Get the Most Out of the Year of Mercy in 2016
  17. Sydney Priest Reflects on What the Year of Mercy Means for the Church

    21 Dec 2015

    On the two-year anniversary of his election, Pope Francis announced a surprise Holy Year of Mercy.

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    Sydney Priest Reflects on What the Year of Mercy Means for the Church
  18. Opening of the Holy Door at St Mary's Cathedral

    14 Dec 2015

    Hundreds of people gathered outside St Mary's Cathedral at the start of the Solemn Mass on Sunday to usher in the Jubilee Year of Mercy by the opening of the Holy Door at the Cathedral.

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    Opening of the Holy Door at St Mary's Cathedral
  19. Doors of Mercy to Open at St Mary's Cathedral on Sunday

    9 Dec 2015

    The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on 8th December 2015 is the beginning of an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy...

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    Doors of Mercy to Open at St Mary's Cathedral on Sunday
  20. Open Wide the Doors of Mercy

    26 Nov 2015

    Preparations are well under way in the Archdiocese of Sydney to usher in the Jubilee Year of Mercy announced by Pope Francis which will be marked by the opening of the Holy Door...

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    Open Wide the Doors of Mercy