Full Text: Pope Francis’ homily for Easter Vigil at the Vatican

Vatican City, Apr 3, 2021 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Here is the full text of the Easter Vigil homily of Pope Francis, delivered April 3 at St. Peter’s Basilica.The women thought they would find a body to anoint; instead they found an empty tomb. They went to mourn the...

Pope Francis at Easter Vigil: 'The Risen Lord loves us without limits'

Vatican City, Apr 3, 2021 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- At Vatican’s Easter Vigil Mass, Pope Francis said that Jesus’ love is without limits and always provides the grace to begin anew. The pope said in his homily on April 3 that “it is always possible to begin anew...

Kampala archbishop dies at age 68

Kampala, Uganda, Apr 3, 2021 / 01:40 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of Kampala was found dead in his room Saturday morning. He was 68, and had preached at an ecumenical Way of the Cross the preceding evening. The Ugandan bishops’ conference said April 3...

Many joining the Church this year have learned of the faith virtually

Denver Newsroom, Apr 3, 2021 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- Despite difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic, parishes are welcoming groups of catechumens and candidates into the Catholic Church this Easter who have had to learn about the faith largely through virtual meetings.  One...

Aleppo Archbishop: Why I Hope in Christ After 10 Easters of War in Syria

Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart of Aleppo, Syria, says, despite the hardships his people have experienced, they remain rooted in Christ: ‘Jesus is love. Jesus is charity.’ Syria has marked the 10th anniversary of a war that has devastated and impoverished the country...

If We Have Died With Christ, We Shall Also Live With Him

Lolame Chicks “Through the power of the Holy Spirit we take part in Christ’s Passion by dying to sin, and in his Resurrection by being born to a new life.” (CCC 1988) Read the Whole Article at its Original...