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Holy Week - Latest News
Apr 11, 2020 - 03:40 pm .- The full prepared text of the Easter Vigil homily of Pope Francis, delivered April 11 at St. Peter's Basilica.
Apr 11, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- Pope Francis urged Christians to be “messengers of life in a time of death” as he celebrated the Easter Vigil in a nearly empty St. Peter’s Basilica amid the 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 - 03:50 pm .- Pope Francis prayed for those who are serving the suffering as he presided at the Stations of the Cross in a deserted St. Peter’s Square on Good Friday evening.
Apr 10, 2020 - 01:20 pm .- “I am close, I am close to you all,” Pope Francis said on Good Friday, making a surprise call-in to a live Italian television program.
Apr 10, 2020 - 11:57 am .- Through his death on the cross, Jesus has redeemed all human pain, including the suffering caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., said at the Vatican on Good Friday.
Apr 10, 2020 - 11:23 am .- Here is the full text of the Good Friday homily of Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., delivered April 10 at St. Peter's Basilica.
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 - 02:00 pm .- Here is the full text of Pope Francis' Holy Thursday homily, delivered April 9 at the Basilica of St. Peter.
Apr 9, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- Pope Francis recalled the priests who have lost their lives during the coronavirus crisis as he offered the Mass of the Lord’s Supper in a nearly empty St. Peter’s Basilica.
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).
Apr 7, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- With churches closed and strict social distancing in force in many places, the Diocese of Arlington has created a virtual pilgrimage to help Catholics keep a traditional Holy Thursday devotion during the coronavirus pandemic. 
Apr 6, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Unable to lead the traditional Palm Sunday procession through Jerusalem, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa blessed the city with a relic of the True Cross on April 5.
Apr 5, 2020 - 05:00 am .- On Palm Sunday, Pope Francis offered Mass in a nearly empty St. Peter’s Basilica and urged Catholics quarantined at home to remember "what really matters" in life: loving God and serving others.
Apr 4, 2020 - 01:22 pm .- “This Holy Week will be different. Our churches may be closed, but Christ is not quarantined and his Gospel is not in chains.”
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 23, 2019 - 03:05 pm .- While recent policy changes in the U.S. have left the people of Cuba facing increasing uncertainty, the message of the Catholic Church is always that security is ultimately found in Christ, said a priest from the island nation.
Apr 18, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- Authorities from Spain and Morocco have arrested a 23-year-old man in Rabat, Morocco, who is suspected of planning an attack  during Holy Week celebrations in the Spanish city of Seville.
Apr 18, 2019 - 02:57 am .- The holy oil blessed at the Chrism Mass is a reminder of the priest’s call to be close to the People of God, pouring himself out in service to them, Pope Francis said Thursday.

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