Archive of April 14, 2017

Pope Francis reflects on sin, Christ's mercy at Stations of the Cross

Apr 14, 2017 - 04:53 pm .- Pope Francis presided over the Stations of the Cross at Rome’s Colosseum on Good Friday, asking Christ’s forgiveness for the ways we may have fallen short, and imploring the grace to do better in the future.

Nebraska prays for pro-lifers injured in vehicle accident

Apr 14, 2017 - 03:51 pm .- The Diocese of Lincoln is praying for several pro-life witnesses who were struck, unintentionally, by a vehicle as they were praying outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in the city on Friday afternoon.

Good Friday papal preacher: In a changing world, the cross remains the same

Apr 14, 2017 - 10:57 am .- Even as sinful people in a society filled with violence and increasing secularism, we have hope because Christ's cross perdures, the papal preacher said at the Vatican's Good Friday Service.

This unique chant brings Vietnamese Catholics deeper into Christ's Passion

Apr 14, 2017 - 04:48 am .- While the Stations of the Cross are a worldwide Lenten devotion for Catholics, the faithful in Vietnam have an additional practice that blends ancient traditional chants with Catholic prayer and meditation on the Crucifixion.

A Medieval devotion alive and well for a handful of modern Romans

Apr 14, 2017 - 01:51 am .- In the hours after evening Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday, a few pilgrims in Rome make their way to the Church of Saint Praxedes, home to a fragment of stone alleged to be the pillar upon which Jesus was scourged.

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