Archive of March 25, 2018

Young people bring faith, simplicity to meditations for papal Via Crucis

Mar 25, 2018 - 03:02 pm .- As the Vatican gears up for the Synod on youth in October, Pope Francis has chosen a group of Italian high school students to write the meditations for his Good Friday Way of the Cross at the Colosseum.

Nothing can stifle the joy of the Gospel, Pope says on Palm Sunday

Mar 25, 2018 - 04:09 am .- Jesus was the first target of “fake news” spread by those who wanted spin and twist his message for their own benefit, Pope Francis said Palm Sunday, but stressed that despite the pride and skepticism of some, nothing can dampen the joy of Christ's message or his Resurrection.

This Sunday, where will the millions of palms come from?

Mar 25, 2018 - 12:03 am .- With the arrival of Palm Sunday, Catholics across the globe will soon be handed leaves as they walk into church. Some might fold them into elaborate little crosses. Kids will poke each other with them. But it's safe to say most won't know where they came from.