Archive of April 15, 2017

Christ renews a weary humanity, Pope Francis says at Easter Vigil

Apr 15, 2017 - 01:46 pm .- During Easter Vigil at the Vatican Pope Francis noted that many people today mirror the sadness and grief of the women who went to Jesus' tomb thinking he was still dead. However, the Resurrection, he said, offers new hope for those who have perhaps lost it.

Syrian nun awarded by US will back any leader who brings peace

Apr 15, 2017 - 12:01 pm .- As the conflict in Syria rages on, a Salesian nun honored by the White House as a “Woman of Courage” said that no matter who is in charge, as long as they work for peace they have her vote.

Study finds religious persecution spread to more countries in 2015

Apr 15, 2017 - 03:01 am .- Global religious persecution spiked from 2014 to 2015, the Pew Research Center noted in a new report released this week.

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