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Children in Nigeria Pray for Persecuted Christians in Global Rosary Initiative

Catholic Children in Nigeria joined the rest of the world in the challenge dubbed “A million children praying the Rosary” praying for an end to violence in the West African country that continues to witness attacks against Christians.

Bishop George Nkuo of Cameroon's Kumbo Diocese leading a peaceful march for peace in the Anglophone regions. / Kumbo Diocese/Facebook Page.

“Fight violence with weapons given by God, Rosary, Holy Mass, Prayer”: Cameroonian Prelate

A Prelate in the midst of the protracted Anglophone crisis in Cameroon has underscored the need for Christians to employ God-given “weapons” in their fight against violence that has affected the people of God in the North West and South West regions of the Central African nation since 2016.

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary Wednesday, October 7, 2020. /

Why Praying the Rosary is “so special, so powerful,” South African Prelate Explains

On the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary celebrated on Wednesday, October 7, the Archbishop of South Africa’s Cape Town Archdiocese has, in a video reflection, highlighted five reasons that make praying the Rosary “so special and so powerful.”

Pope Francis delivers his general audience address in the Paul VI Audience Hall at the Vatican, Oct. 7, 2020. /

Rediscover the Beauty of the Holy Rosary Prayer: Pope Francis

Pope Francis invited Catholics to rediscover the beauty of the rosary prayer this month, encouraging people to carry a rosary with them in their pockets.

Bishop Mathieu Madega Lebouakehan of Gabon’s Mouila diocese who is at the helm of the Bishops’ Conference. /

Gabonese Bishop Likens COVID-19 to “sorrowful mysteries of the Rosary, Way of the Cross”

A Catholic Bishop in Gabon has likened the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary as well as the Way of the Cross, urging Christians to remain steadfast in their faith as there is hope for victory.

Pope Francis. Courtesy: Worldpriest /

Pope Francis Blesses Global Rosary Relay for Priests

Pope Francis has given his apostolic blessing to a worldwide rosary relay for priests. 

The flyer for the 2020 Marian Rally organized by the 14th District Commandery and District 3 Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights and Ladies Auxiliary of St. John International, Accra East Grand on May 30, 2020 at the St. Francis of Assisi parish, Ashaley Botwe, Accra to conclude the Rosary Month of May. / St. Francis of Assisi parish, Ghana.

“We need to run to Mary for Protection” amid COVID-19: Ghanaian Cleric at Marian Rally

As Catholics across the globe joined Pope Francis Saturday, May 30 to pray the holy rosary to conclude the liturgical month of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Cleric in Ghana has urged Catholics to pray for Mary’s intercession for an end to COVID-19 pandemic in the West African nation and in the whole world.

Pope Francis prays at the Lourdes Grotto in the Vatican Gardens May 30, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media /

"Virgin Mary, intercede for an end to this terrible pandemic”: Pope Francis During Rosary

Pope Francis asked the Virgin Mary to intercede for an end to “this terrible pandemic” as he recited the rosary with Marian shrines worldwide via videolink May 30.

Pope Francis holds a rosary during a general audience Aug. 7, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA. /

Pope Francis Urges Catholics to Unite Through Praying the Rosary in May

Pope Francis sent a letter Saturday encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary throughout May. He also shared two new prayers to implore the help of the Virgin Mary during the coronavirus pandemic.

Cardinal Peter Turkson visits Agostino Gemelli University Policlinic in Rome. Copyright: Vatican Media /

Vatican-based Ghanaian Cardinal Brings Rosaries to Rome Hospital with COVID-19 Patients

Cardinal Peter Turkson visited Rome’s largest hospital on Friday, encouraging staff and handing out rosaries blessed by Pope Francis.

Click To Pray eRosary-For Peace in the World. Credit: Daniel Ibanez / CNA. /

Digital Rosary Discovered to be Hackable, Vatican Says it Has Fixed Bugs

Shortly after the new “smart rosary” bracelet was released last week, the Vatican discovered an easy route for hackers to retrieve a user’s personal information. The issue has since been fixed.