Catholic headlines for September 2, 2015

A 225-foot mural featuring an image of Pope Francis nears completion in New York City Sept. 1. The artwork was commissioned by DeSales Media Group, the communications and technology arm of the Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y. (CNS photo | Gregory A. Shemitz)

Here’s a look at some of the stories making headlines today.

 

 

Administering mercy: Facilitating forgiveness does not downplay sin

Always, but especially during a Holy Year, the Catholic Church does everything possible to help Catholics repent of their sins, receive forgiveness and draw closer to God.

 

Trip through Central Park added to pope’s New York itinerary

Pope Francis will get a glimpse of leafy Central Park and thousands of waving New Yorkers Sept. 25 when he makes “a historic procession” through the urban landmark, according to the city’s mayor.

 

Mural of pope looks out over NYC’s MSG Mass site

New Yorkers and tourists in Midtown Manhattan have been gazing up at a smiling Pope Francis at one of New York’s busiest intersections.

 

See you back here tomorrow for the day’s headlines. In the meantime, visit www.thecatholicsun.com throughout the day for the latest local, national, and international Catholic news, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

 

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