Archive of April 15, 2018

The life of a hermit: A glimpse inside the little-known state of life

Apr 15, 2018 - 04:01 pm .- The word ‘hermit’ might conjure up some strange images, a la John the Baptist living reclusively in the desert, wearing a hair shirt and eating locusts and honey.

Pope urges Catholics to be moved by joy of the resurrection

Apr 15, 2018 - 10:28 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis visited a Roman parish, telling Mass-goers to allow themselves to be moved by the immense joy of the resurrection, which overcomes sin and renews believers, allowing them to have a youthful heart.

Pope Francis: Every violation of the body is an 'outrage' to God

Apr 15, 2018 - 04:55 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis issued a moving prayer for all those whose bodies have been hurt or exploited, including those who have suffered abuse and those who are sick, pointing to the high-profile cases of Alfie Evans and Vincent Lambert.

Syrian patriarchs condemn 'unjust aggression' of Friday allied airstrikes, ask for prayers

Apr 15, 2018 - 03:12 am .- The airstrikes carried out by the United States, the United Kingdom and France against Syria on Friday constituted “unjust” and “brutal” aggression, the patriarchs of the major Christian Churches in Syria have said in a joint statement.