Archive of March 25, 2016 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 25, 2016

Italy's 'bleeding thorn' marks the coincidence of Good Friday, Annunciation

Mar 25, 2016 - 06:38 pm .- A single thorn held to have been taken from Christ's crown of thorns that traditionally 'bleeds' each time that Good Friday falls on March 25, has done so again this year.

Pope's Way of the Cross remembers migrants, persecuted Christians

Mar 25, 2016 - 05:54 pm .- Following the yearly Good Friday tradition set by his predecessors, Pope Francis presided over the Stations of the Cross at Rome's Colosseum, where such issues as migration and the persecution of Christians were remembered.

Mercy will save the world: papal preacher's Good Friday meditation

Mar 25, 2016 - 11:45 am .- Remembering this week's deadly terror attack in Brussels, the papal preacher centered his Good Friday reflection on mercy's role in saving the world.