Archive of April 11, 2015

Mercy inseparable from life, mission of the Church, says Pope

Apr 11, 2015 - 01:35 pm .- Pope Francis officially proclaimed the upcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy by reminding the faithful that mercy cannot be separated from the life and ministry of the Church.

Pope Francis: Now is the time for mercy

Apr 11, 2015 - 11:12 am .- In a world marked by suffering and fierce persecution – especially of Christians – now “is the time for mercy,” Pope Francis said, speaking at the vigil for the Feast of Divine Mercy.

Is there a light in the dark for Turkey's invisible Christians?

Apr 11, 2015 - 04:02 am .- Despite Turkey's claim of religious freedom, Christians there have faced ongoing hostility, including  government oppression and murder – but a new legal status ignites hope that things will improve.