The celebration will coincide with the feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne, Jesus' grandparents. The first celebration of this day will be July 25.
For World Mission Sunday, Pope Francis encouraged prayer for missionaries, catechists and “those who are persecuted or abducted in different parts of the world."
Cologne Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki warned that the Synodal Path reform project could lead to a "German national church."
A child reacts before health workers take of a swab test for the coronavirus in San Jose, Costa Rica, June 26, 2020. CNS photo/Juan Carlos Ulate, Reuters MEXICO CITY (CNS)…