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Misericordia

Misericordia is the Latin for "mercy", derived from misericors, "merciful", which is in turn derived from misereri, "to pity", and cor, "heart".

Places and organisations



  • Misericórdia, a parish in the municipality of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Misericórdia Church, Sé, Braga, Portugal
  • Misericordia Community Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
  • Misericordia Health Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
  • Misericordia Home, Chicago, Illinois
  • Misericordia University, Dallas, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  • Archconfraternity of the Misericordia, a Roman Catholic religious congregation
  • Castelnuovo della Misericordia
  • Abbazia della Misericordia, a religious edifice in Venice, Italy
  • Sant'Anna la Misericordia, a Baroque church of Palermo
  • Museu da Misericórdia do Porto, Portugal

    Documents

  • Dives in misericordia, a papal document of Pope John Paul II
  • Misericordiae vultus, another papal document of Pope Francis
  • Misericordia Dei, the title of an apostolic letter by Pope John Paul II
  • Misericordia et Misera, an ecclesiastical letter authored by Pope Francis

    Other uses

  • Banner of Misericordia, a work of the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí
  • Misericordia Sunday, a Sunday in Eastertide in the Christian liturgical calendar
  • Ríos de Misericordia, a Mexican Christian musical group