Mary and Martha

Pope Francis waves during his Sunday Angelus message and prayer on July 17, 2022. Vatican Media

Time with the Word of God Keeps our Efforts from Being "sterile activism": Pope Francis

Jul 17, 2022

According to the Vatican gendarmes, around 12,000 people were in St. Peter’s Square for the pope’s weekly message.

The Raising of Lazarus (1857), by Léon Joseph Florentin Bonnat. Public Domain.

Pope Francis Adds Feast of Martha, Mary, and Lazarus to Church Calendar

Feb 2, 2021

Pope Francis on Tuesday added the memorial of Sts. Mary, Martha, and Lazarus to the General Roman Calendar, giving the siblings the combined feast day of July 29.