Archive of April 21, 2011

Pope recalls that Jesus remains in Catholic Church

Apr 21, 2011 - 06:08 pm .- Pope Benedict recalled that Jesus chose to limit himself to the Catholic Church, adding that “all of us need to learn again to accept God and Jesus Christ as he is, and not the way we want him to be."

John Paul II a radiant example of faith, Pope says

Apr 21, 2011 - 10:38 am .- At the Vatican's Holy Thursday Chrism Mass, Pope Benedict said that despite the many scandals in the Church, there are still “radiant examples of faith,” such as John Paul II.

N. Carolina bishop calls for prayers and support after deadly tornadoes

Apr 21, 2011 - 06:02 am .- Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh has asked the faithful to pray this Holy Week for the victims and survivors of the deadly April 16 tornadoes which struck parts of his diocese.

Film captures story of faith-filled teacher's service to homeless

Apr 21, 2011 - 02:40 am .- A new Hallmark TV movie premiering on April 24 chronicles the true story of renowned Utah educator Stacey Bess and her work in teaching homeless children who had been nearly abandoned by the local educational system.

Jerusalem’s Christian leaders urge peace for Easter

Apr 21, 2011 - 12:50 am .- Patriarchs and other heads of churches in Jerusalem have published a joint Easter message announcing their “joy” over the holy day. At the same time, they remembered those suffering from violence in the Holy Land and called for prayers for peace.

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