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Updated: April 18th, 2014
Jesus wants everyone to serve others with love, pope says
CAROL GLATZ, Catholic News Service
Friday, 18 April 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- In the humble act of washing his disciples' feet, Jesus is showing all Christians how he wants them to serve others with love, Pope Francis said. "This is the legacy that Jesus leaves us," and he wants it to be passed down through people's loving service to others, he said. ...
CINDY WOODEN, Catholic News Service
Thursday, 17 April 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Jesus' resurrection "isn't the happy ending of a beautiful fairytale, it isn't the happy ending of a film," but is the result of the loving intervention of God, who wanted to give humanity hope and salvation, Pope Francis said. ...
BETH GRIFFIN, Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
FALLSBURG, N.Y. (CNS) -- At an upbeat Mass in a maximum security prison, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said Holy Week resonates with inmates, who can relate to Jesus' arrest, captivity and trial. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York speaks ...
PATRICIA ZAPOR, Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- An Easter prayer breakfast at the White House April 14 started on a somber note as President Barack Obama acknowledged the deaths the day before of three people who were killed by a gunman at two Jewish facilities in Overland Park...
CINDY WOODEN, Catholic News Service
Monday, 14 April 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Preceded by young people and clergy waving tall palm branches, Pope Francis began his Holy Week liturgies by encouraging people to ask themselves which personality in the Gospel accounts of Jesus' passion, death and resurrection...
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Monday, 14 April 2014
TOLEDO—Archbishop Paul R. Ruzoka of Tabora, Tanzania, is to visit the Diocese of Toledo in May to bring awareness of atrocities committed against albino children in his country. Archbis...
CINDY WOODEN, Catholic News Service
Sunday, 13 April 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- "I feel called to take responsibility for all the evil some priests -- large in number, but not in proportion to the total -- have committed and to ask forgiveness for the damage...
CAROL GLATZ, Catholic News Service
Saturday, 12 April 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Meeting four victims of human trafficking, dozens of religious sisters and senior police chiefs from 20 countries, Pope Francis praised their coordinated efforts to fight against...
CAROL ZIMMERMANN, Catholic News Service
Friday, 11 April 2014
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Responding to concerns about Catholic involvement with Girl Scouts, a U.S. bishops' committee released key points from its dialogue with Girl Scout leaders outlining major concerns...
CAROL GLATZ, Catholic News Service
Thursday, 10 April 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- People can choose either to tackle life's challenges with the loving and wise heart of God or be driven by their own passions and interests, Pope Francis said. Pope ...