Pope Francis Chooses Original Design of the Fisherman’s Ring Intended For Paul VI 21

Source: Zenit.org

In a statement released to journalists, Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office gave new information on the Ring of the Fisherman. The ring was given to Pope Francis at the beginning of the Inauguration of the Petrine Ministry Mass today held in St. Peter’s Square. More…

How I Stole the Pope’s Ring 10

By Fr Jason Smith

Fisherman's Ring

Fisherman’s Ring

With Pope Benedict being on everyone’s mind and heart, and today being the feast of the Chair of St Peter, I thought today would be the perfect opportunity to tell my favorite personal encounter with Pope Benedict.

Back in April of 2006, while still a seminarian, I had the privilege of serving at the Easter Vigil, presided over by Pope Benedict XVI. More…