ENGLISH TRANSCRIPT OF POPE FRANCIS’ Q&A WITH WOMEN RELIGIOUS SUPERIORS – PAPAL LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS: JUNE-SEPTEMBER

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ENGLISH TRANSCRIPT OF POPE FRANCIS’ Q&A WITH WOMEN RELIGIOUS SUPERIORS

Vatican City, May 13, 2016 – Yesterday, May 12, in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, Pope Francis met with the participants in the plenary assembly of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG), on the theme “Weaving global solidarity for life” that closes the celebrations for the Golden Jubilee of the UISG. The conversation between the Holy Father and the consecrated women took place in an informal context, with a series of questions and answers, and focused on the integration of women in the life of the Church and the role, mission and difficulties faced by consecrated women and the Union of Superiors General.

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PAPAL LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS: JUNE-SEPTEMBER

Vatican City, May 13, 2016 – The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff has published the following calendar of liturgical celebrations at which the Holy Father will preside in the months of June to September 2016:

JUNE

Friday 3, Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus: at 9.30 a.m.n St. Peter’s Square, Holy Mass, Jubilee of priests.

Sunday 5, 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time: at 10.30 a.m. in St. Peter’s Square, Holy Mass and canonization of Blesseds Slanislaus of Jesus Mary and Mary Elisabeth Hesselblad.

Sunday 12, 11th Sunday of Ordinary Time: at 10.30 a.m. in St. Peter’s Square, Holy Mass, Jubilee of the sick and disabled.

Monday 20: at 10 a.m. in the Consistory Hall, consistory for causes of canonization.

Friday 24 to Sunday 26: apostolic trip to Armenia.

Wednesday 29, Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul: at 9.30 a.m. in the Vatican Basilica, Holy Mass and blessing of the pallia for the new metropolitan archbishops.

JULY

Wednesday 27: apostolic trip to Poland on the occasion of the 31st World Youth Day.

SEPTEMBER

Sunday 4, 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time: 10.30 a.m. in St. Peter’s Square, Holy Mass and canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta.