“After his fall, man was not abandoned by God. On the contrary, God calls him and in a mysterious way heralds … the first announcement of the Messiah and Redeemer, of a battle between the serpent and the Woman, and of the final victory of a descendant of hers.” (CCC 410)
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Tokyo Archbishop Asks Olympic Athletes Not to Visit Catholic Churches During Games to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
A dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass is still in place in the Tokyo Archdiocese. The city of Tokyo has already enforced a state of emergency ahead of the Olympic Games, which are scheduled to begin on July 23.
The Holy Father continued to pray for peace Sunday, calling for an end to war and the threat of nuclear weapons.
The Holy Father spoke of and prayed for peace at the site of the World War II bombing.
The archbishop's remarks came shortly before Pope Francis is due to visit Nov. 23-26.