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Pope Calls Argentine Priest to Thank Him for Serving Poor

Pope Francis has made another surprise call, this time to a parish priest within the poor district of Rosario, Argentina’s third largest city, to thank him for helping the poor, reported The Holy Father’s call last week allegedly woke up Father Joaquin Nunez.
Discussing the long-lasting conversation wh…

Buenos Aires Priest Remembers His Archbishop

In the framework of last month’s Rimini Meeting for Friendship between Peoples, Father José María “Pepe” Di Paola, a parish priest of Villa 21 in Buenos Aires talked with ZENIT.  He talked about the Pope when he was archbishop of Buenos Aires and the friendship that grew between them. About Bergoglio’s desire tha…

St. Frances of Rome: Fr Finigan – ADWM 86

“St. Frances of Rome”: Homily by Fr Timothy Finigan. Parish Priest. Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, Blackfen, London. Saturday 9 March 2013. Ave M…
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Our Lady of a Happy Death, Fr Power- ADWM 85

Ave Maria! “Our Lady of a Happy Death”: Sermon by Fr Eamonn Power, Parish Priest. St. Terese Catholic Church, Newbury Park, London. A Day With Mary, Saturday…
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Pope Answers Argentine Priest’s Letter

Pope Francis answered a letter from a parish priest of his former archdiocese with a handwritten note in which he asks for prayers. Francis replied to a letter from the parish priest of the Basilica of San Jose de Flores in Buenos Aires, Argentina, asking the faithful to pray for him. 

The Bishop of Rome thank…

Easter at the Vatican, 2013

VATICAN CITY — In the simple pastoral style of a parish priest, Pope Francis led the Vatican’s Easter celebrations, offering clear and accessible teachings in both word and action that principally instructed the faithf…

The Practical Practice of Almsgiving

By Father Dwight Longenecker |
One of the dreariest tasks of a parish priest is to stand up and ask for money.

One can almost hear the moans of the parishioners and hear them thinking, “Here we go again. Father’s always asking for money. All …

Priest denies he refused Confirmation to teen over gay ‘marriage’ views

by John Jalsevac BARNESVILLE, MN, November 16, 2012, ( – The parents of a 17-year-old boy in Minnesota are claiming that their parish priest denied their son the sacrament of Confirmation because he posted a photo in support of gay ?…

Canadian Prime Minister’s Parish Priest says he is Considering “Marrying” Gay Partners

by Hilary White LASALLE, February 10, 2005 ( – Fr. John Walsh, the “Parochial Administrator” (parish priest) of St. Jean de Brebeuf parish in LaSalle Quebec, told MacLean’s Magazine last week, that he is open to marrying homosexual partners in his Catholic church. Last week…

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