Pope Francis: It is time to strengthen and share hope

In a formal ceremony before the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica on Ascension Thursday, Pope Francis released a papal bull proclaiming the Holy Year 2025. The Bull of Indiction is entitled “Spes non confundit. Hope does not disappoint.”

Read more on the Vatican News website.

Bishop Walkowiak is forming a committee to plan events in the diocese to mark the celebration of the Jubilee Year. More information will be available soon.

News and resources:

Proclaiming Holy Year, pope says its time to strengthen and share hope (USCCB)
‘A Jubilee grace’: Vatican announces Holy Year Indulgence (Vatican News)

Read the papal bull | Decree on the granting of the Jubilee Year indulgence (Vatican website, multiple languages)
About the Jubilee Year (multiple languages)