Zenit.com reports on a free iPhone application, which was just released for Android phones as well, aims to spread hope worldwide by promoting the message and devotion of Divine Mercy. Father Michael Gaitley of the Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception, an order tasked with the official promotion of the Divine Mercy message explained that this Smartphone program can be used to guide devotions such as the Divine Mercy novena, which begins on Good Friday. In this interview, he underlined the importance of this devotion, particularly highlighted with the upcoming beatification of Pope John Paul II on the Feast of Divine Mercy, celebrated this year on May 1, and why the message is so important for the people of today’s world.

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