EXTRAORDINARY JUBILEE OF MERCY
THE RITES OF CLOSING AND OPENING THE HOLY DOOR OF
Pope Francis has proclaimed
an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, to begin on the Solemnity of
the Immaculate Conception, December 8th, 2015 and end on the Solemnity of Christ
the King, November 20th, 2016.
Pope Francis has
asked that all cathedrals of the world celebrate the Closing and, later, the
Opening of the Holy Door. In the history of the Church, the Rite of
Closing of the Holy Doo...