OTTAWA -- Seventy-two years after the 1947 Marian Congress in Ottawa, pilgrims will look to re-capture the spirit on the very same site of that historic event with the inaugural Lansdowne Rosary Bowl.

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The cross I wear around my neck each day is a relatively large wooden one made by young people living in the poorest and most dangerous areas of Colombia. It is one of hundreds of thousands that they made as part of a project supported by Development and Peace. The crosses were given as a special gift from St. John Paul II at the World Youth Day papal Mass in Toronto on July 28, 2002. 

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VATICAN – Pope Francis launched an app Sunday called “Click to Pray,” which connects Catholics to a global network to share prayer intentions via their smartphones.
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One woman’s labour of love has seen an overgrown peace garden at a Catholic school in Orangeville, Ont., brought back to life as a Rosary Garden.

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VATICAN – Signaling his belief that the Catholic Church is facing a serious crisis, Pope Francis asked every Catholic in the world to pray for the protection of the church from attacks by the devil, but also that the church would be more aware of its sins and stronger in its efforts to combat abuse.
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Canadians from coast to coast are being called to take up arms through the Rosary Oct. 7 in a clarion call for peace.

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My family’s prayer lives have grown remarkably since we began praying the rosary together about seven or eight years ago.

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Joyful, sorrowful, glorious and luminous — it’s a tall order. Can any piece of art measure up to the rosary?

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TORONTO – It is a collection of beads hung on a chain or a piece of rope, anchored by a cross. The rosary may not look like much but it is one of the most powerful spiritual weapons Catholics can carry.

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AINKAWA, Iraq - One of Iraq's Christians chased out of her historic homeland quietly prayed the rosary as a bishop who traveled halfway around the world to meet her and others displaced celebrated Mass for them.

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Sometimes, sleep doesn’t come easy. Dreams are pushed aside by worry and fretting. Counting sheep gives way to counting out real-life scenarios and possibilities late into the night. 

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ROME - Mary is a mother who helps Christians grow, face the difficulties of life and use their freedom to make lasting commitments, Pope Francis said.

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Windsor, Ont. - A former teacher at Windsor’s Assumption College High School led a prayer walk around the school Jan. 3 to pray for Catholic schools.

Greg Mailloux decided to lead the prayer walk after having a conversation with a student who told him some of its students were atheists.

“I did inform some people that used to teach here and some friends that I know would be prayerful warriors along with myself,” said Mailloux.

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