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Pope Francis names Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz prelate of Opus Dei

Yesterday evening, Pope Francis has named Msgr Fernando Ocáriz Braña prelate of Opus Dei. The Holy Father confirmed the election of the third elective congress of the prelature in the same day. With this appointment, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, who until now has been Auxiliary Vicar of [...]
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Our Lady of Peace, the prelatic church of Opus Dei

"Our Lady of Peace" is a place of prayer, housing the mortal remains of Saint Josemaría Escrivá. Millions of people throughout the world turn to Saint Josemaría's intercession to gain graces of every kind from God. Many come to the Church of the Prelature to [...]
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Statement by the Prelate of Opus Dei on the Election of Pope Francis

This is a moment of great joy for Catholics all over the world. Pope Francis is the 265th successor of Peter. From the moment the white smoke was first seen we have welcomed him with great thanks. And now, following the example of Benedict XVI, [...]
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2012 Holds Multiple Anniversaries for Opus Dei

By JIM GRAVES, published by National Catholic Register The beginning of each of the past three decades has brought about a significant event for Opus Dei, whose mission is to promote holiness among laypeople as they go about their daily work. In 1982, Pope John Paul II [...]
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The prelatic church of Our Lady of Peace

The body of St Josemaria rests in a casket under the altar of the Church of Our Lady of Peace, where people from all over the world come to pray for God’s grace.
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God Does Not Repeat Himself

The Holy Spirit has never ceased surprising us down through the centuries, enriching the Church and filling her with color. At the end of the second millennium there was a flowering of new features in the Church. Some of them have already found their place [...]
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Opus Dei, a personal prelature

An encounter between members of Opus Dei with John Paul II during the study days organized by the prelature about the Apostolic Letter "Novo Millennio Ineunte". Read the full text at www.vatican.va: Priests and laity in Opus Dei
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Msgr. Ocáriz: "Opus Dei Opens its Doors to Everyone"

Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz is a theologian and is also the Vicar General of Opus Dei. This Zenit interview was held on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Opus Dei as a personal prelature. In this Zenit interview held on the occasion of [...]
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The prelatic church of Opus Dei

A place of prayer, housing the mortal remains of Saint Josemaría Escrivá The mortal remains of Saint Josemaría Escrivá are contained in a casket located beneath the altar of the Church of Our Lady of Peace. Millions of people throughout the world turn to Saint Josemaría’s [...]
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Personal Prelature

What is a personal prelature? The idea of the juridical structure known as the personal prelature was introduced by the Second Vatican Council. The Council decree Presbyterorum Ordinis (7 December 1965) stated that, among other institutions, “special dioceses or personal prelatures” could be established “to [...]
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