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Homily of Pope Francis on 3rd January 2014 - Jesuits of North-West Africa Province | Society of Jesus

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Homily of Pope Francis on January 3, 2014 at the Gesu

January 3, 2014 was the solemnity of the Most Holy Name of Jesus. It also happens to be a titular feast of the Society of Jesus. The Holy Father, Pope Francis, celebrated this solemnity at the mother Church of the Jesuits in rome, the Gesu. Those present at the ceremony as concelebrants were Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and Cardinal Agostino Vallini, Vicar General of his Holiness for the diocese of Rome; the Bishops: H.E. Monsignor Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J., Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; H.E. Monsignor Yves Boivineau, Bishop of Annecy, and Vicar General, H.E. Alain Fournier-Bidoz; Minister General of the Jesuits, Father Adolfo Nicolas, S.J., with some General Counselors and seven young priests from different Conferences of the Society of Jesus and one from Italy.

Read the homily of Pope Francis at the Mass in the Church of the Gesu


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