Archive of March 23, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 23, 2008

Pope urges all people to be open to redeeming power of the resurrected Jesus

Mar 23, 2008 - 10:36 am .- Speaking this Sunday at noon, as pilgrims in St Peter's Square braved a steady rain, Pope Benedict XVI delivered his Easter message calling on those "whose spirit is sincerely open to the truth" to open their hearts to the omnipotence of Christ's redeeming love.

All Catholics should be “men and women of light”, says Pope at Easter vigil

Mar 23, 2008 - 09:56 am .- Pope Benedict XVI presided over the solemn celebration of the Easter Vigil at St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday evening. During the ceremony, which is the highest celebration of the year, he received into the Church, by the Sacrament of Baptism, seven new Catechumens from different parts of the world, included one noted Italian Muslim convert.