Archive of March 31, 2018

Pope at Easter Vigil: The resurrection breaks the silence of Christ's death

Mar 31, 2018 - 02:49 pm .- At the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday, Pope Francis said the announcement of Christ’s resurrection was the greatest message in history, one that broke the silence of his death and gave us hope in the dark.

Prisoners in Rome thank Francis for 'making sure we're not forgotten'

Mar 31, 2018 - 01:40 pm .- Pope Francis' Holy Thursday Mass at a prison in Rome was more than just another event for the inmates who participated – it was a sign that while invisible to the world outside, they had not been forgotten.

French bishops unite in declaration against assisted suicide

Mar 31, 2018 - 12:31 pm .- Amid a push to legalize physician-assisted suicide in parts of Europe, 118 French bishops signed a declaration this week promoting end-of-life care and explaining the Church’s opposition to suicide in all forms.

Analysis: Paul VI is truly the pope of 'Humanae Vitae'

Mar 31, 2018 - 09:00 am .- Pope Paul VI’s love for life, highlighted in his encyclical Humanae Vitae, is at the center of the miracles that paved the way to his beatification and canonization, both of which involved unborn children.

What Holy Week looks like in a remote Indian diocese

Mar 31, 2018 - 04:09 am .- In the Diocese of Miao, located in India's northeasternmost state of Arunachal Pradesh, Bishop George Pallipparambil does not stay quietly in his cathedral for Holy Week, but rather holds services across the diocese in an effort to better serve his people.