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We may need to ‘weep at the tomb’ before we understand...

If Lent is a time for reflection, service and sacrifice, and drawing closer to God, Easter follows with a stunningly wonderful message of joy...

Celebrating Easter at home is an ‘opportunity for faith,’ Vatican official...

VATICAN CITY -- With the prospect of trying to celebrate Easter without a large parish or Vatican liturgies, Catholics still can turn a tragic...

Mideast patriarchs urge hope of Resurrection in Easter messages

BEIRUT — Catholic patriarchs from the Middle East invoked hope in their Easter messages to people suffering from terrorism, wars, displacement and economic hardship. From...

Sunday Scripture readings and reflection, April 21, 2019

The Resurrection of the Lord Cycle C Acts 10:34, 37-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23 2) Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6-8 Gospel: Jn 20:1-9   The good...

Easter brings hope at the tomb in our lives

The family reunion was wonderful -- reconnecting with beloved relatives and meeting new ones, too. I settled into my airplane aisle seat to return...

Easter is a beginning of faith and redemption

Near the end of "Jesus of Nazareth," the acclaimed 1977 miniseries, those who put Jesus to death are alarmed, to say the least, at...

U.S. seminarian who carried cross at pope’s Easter Mass dies in...

Catholic News Service ROME -- Friends and fans called him a "gentle giant," a faithful "prayer warrior" and a Clark Kent whose superman power was...

Bishop W. Francis Malooly's 2018 Easter greeting

For the secular world, Easter is all about brightly colored eggs and chocolate bunnies. For us, Easter represents the fulfillment of the Good News...

Some West Bank Christians don’t get Easter permits to enter Jerusalem

Catholic News Service BEIT JALLA, West Bank — Nicola Sansour's voice had a tinge of sadness as he recounted how his family planned to celebrate...

Reconcile with God, resurrect hope in others, pope urges at Easter

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Easter is a feast of hope, a celebration of God's mercy and a call to pray for and assist...

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