Starting with a shrine in Siberia, 84 Marian shrines all the over the world will host thousands of people reciting relays of the rosary over a 24-hour period.
Pontiff announces special Jubilee Year of Mercy to begin on Feast of the Immaculate Conception and continue until Feast of Christ the King in 2016.
“It was not a time of plenty, but it was spiritually rich” recalls Tyrone football manager.
"Romero saw the struggle for justice in his country as a struggle against forces that were not simply political and economic, but demonic."
Rosary Sunday (5 October) coincides with the ‘Day for Life 2014’ and the 60th anniversary of the Rosary Rally.
Festival celebrates 25th anniversary with young people from more than 60 countries.
Pope Francis bestows Apostolic Blessing on prayer initiative which will take place in 85 shrines across 46 countries.
Annual Corpus Christi procession in Cork celebrates 89th anniversary.
Water from the holy well is regarded as having special properties.
Feast of the Assumption is one of the biggest days of the year in Knock.