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On the Blessed Virgin Mary

On New Year’s Day Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Basilica of St. Mary Major, after which he opened the Holy Door. The homily the pope gave is slightly abridged: Salve, Mater Misericordiae! With this invocation we turn to the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Roman Basilica dedicated to her under the title of Mother […]