Pope Francis kicks off World Day of the Poor with free healthcare for disadvantaged

Thursday 14 November 2019

Claire Giangrave, National Catholic Reporter
To get an idea of what Pope Francis' pontificate is all about, one need only drop by Saint Peter's square this week. Within the embrace of the world-famous colonnade lies a 12-foot-tall bronze statue of immigrants of all genders, races and cultural backgrounds and a medical facility for the needy that Pope Francis inaugurated during the week leading up to the third annual World Day of the Poor (17 Nov). 

Dr Sr Mary Glowrey's journey to Sainthood: Fr Cherian Thunduparampil

Thursday 14 November 2019

Media and Communications Office
Medical doctor and religious sister, Victorian-born Dr Sr Mary Glowrey JMJ (1887-1957) was declared a Servant of God in India in 2013, starting of the diocesan phase of the process which eventually may result in her beatification and canonisation. Fr Cherian Thunduparampil CMI has been appointed as postulator for the cause and is in Melbourne to collect the documents needed for Dr Sr Mary Glowrey's journey towards Sainthood.