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Easter - Latest News
Apr 14, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- A pastor at a church in Rome offered Easter Mass from the roof of the church so nearby parishioners could participate from their balconies and windows during the coronavirus lockdown in Italy.
Apr 13, 2020 - 03:15 am .- We face a fundamental choice as we seek to resolve the coronavirus crisis, Pope Francis said during his morning Mass Monday.
Apr 12, 2020 - 05:40 am .- Here is the full text of Pope Francis' Urbi et Orbi message, delivered April 12 at the Basilica of St. Peter.
Apr 12, 2020 - 05:05 am .- In his Easter blessing, Pope Francis called on humanity to unite in solidarity and look to the risen Christ for hope amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 11, 2020 - 01:50 pm .- Famed Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli will livestream on Easter Sunday a solo concert from the Santa Maria Nascente cathedral in Milan. The performer says he aims to send a message of hope, love, and healing to the world amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 11, 2020 - 09:00 am .- As Christians reflect on the reality of the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ during these three momentous days, several Catholics living in Rome have recalled their favorite memories of the Easter Triduum in the Eternal City.
Apr 10, 2020 - 03:35 pm .- Cardinal George Pell said Friday that suffering can be offered to God for good, and that Christians see Christ in the suffering, and are obliged to help them. His message came days after his release from prison, and amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 9, 2020 - 03:40 pm .- For many Catholics, this will be the first time the days of Holy Week are spent at home. If you’re not sure how to make the most of the Easter Triduum at home, here’s what some of us at CNA have planned
Apr 9, 2020 - 11:30 am .- The state of Kansas is limiting religious services to no more than ten people for Easter as part of measures to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Mar 27, 2020 - 06:40 am .- Pope Francis will follow a slightly modified schedule this year for the liturgies of Holy Week and Easter, which will all take place inside St. Peter’s Basilica and without the presence of the public, the Vatican announced Friday.
Mar 14, 2020 - 04:56 pm .- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis’ liturgies for Holy Week and Easter, which usually include the presence of thousands of people, will be held without public attendance this year.
Apr 29, 2019 - 05:48 pm .- One week after the Sri Lanka Easter bombings, authorities continue to seek those responsible for the violence, while enacting new security measures throughout the country.
Apr 28, 2019 - 04:34 pm .- As fire ravaged the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris earlier this month, one artist from Ecuador used her skills to express the grief that she and so many people throughout the world felt as the beautiful building burned.
Apr 26, 2019 - 03:18 am .- Chocolate bunnies and marshmallow Peeps have graced the shelves of U.S. stores for weeks in anticipation of Easter, but now that the actual Easter Season has begun, how should Catholics observe it?
Apr 23, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- A Catholic church in Northern Ireland was desecrated with paint in the early hours of Easter Sunday morning, receiving disapproval from political officials.
Apr 22, 2019 - 05:05 am .- Pope Francis said Monday that the resurrection of Christ is the most shocking event in human history.
Apr 21, 2019 - 12:40 pm .- Religious and civil leaders have responded with condolences, prayer, and calls for justice after several explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and injured hundreds more on Easter Sunday.
Apr 21, 2019 - 04:56 am .- Christ’s resurrection ushers in a new world – one of peace, love, and fraternity, Pope Francis said on Easter Sunday, as he prayed for the many people who are suffering throughout the world.
Apr 19, 2019 - 10:53 am .- Easter tells us that we become saints through the work that he, and his grace, do in us, and through us, and for us.
Apr 17, 2019 - 02:09 pm .- Got Triduum questions? CNA has you covered:

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