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The death / resignation of a pope sets in motion a series of events that will be governed by centuries-old taditions, the Apostolic Constitution and the pope's personal wishes. These wishes are not public knowledge, but funeral details probably will follow a pattern established during modern papacies.

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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Jeremiah 18:1-6
1 The word that came to Jeremiah from Yahweh as follows,2 'Get ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 146:1-2, 2-4, 5-6
1 Alleluia! Praise Yahweh, my soul!2 I will praise Yahweh all ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 13:47-53
47 'Again, the kingdom of Heaven is like a dragnet that is cast in the ... Read More

Saint of the Day

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St. Innocent I
July 28: Innocent was born at Albano, Italy. He became ... Read More