Tag Archives: Holy Year of Mercy

What is a Jubilee Holy Year?

The Year of Jubilee was first implemented by the ancient Israelites at God’s command as a system of debt relief and assistance to the poor.

Pope Francis Calls for a Jubilee Holy Year of Mercy

A month ago, during a Lenten Penance Service on March 13th, the second anniversary of his election, Holy Father Francis announced that he was proclaiming an extraordinary Jubilee Holy Year.

January 24, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph