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UK’s Mirror Incompetently Botches Easter Pope Story

Jimmy Akin.org - 5 months 4 days ago
On Easter Sunday Matt Drudge was carrying the following headline: POPE: Defeat ISIS with ‘weapons of love’ . . . The link was to this story by the UK’s Mirror, which itself...

Christian Easter celebrations targeted in Pakistan suicide bombing

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 4 days ago
Lahore, Pakistan, Mar 27, 2016 / 02:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A crowded park in Lahore, Pakistan where Christian families were celebrating Easter Sunday was the site of an apparent...

WDTPRS Easter Sunday: “Be sprigs!”

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 4 days ago
We observed the Sacred Triduum: the priesthood was celebrated, the Eucharistic Christ was reposed and the altar stripped, the Passion was sung and the Cross was kissed.  Our...

Easter ‘presses the reset button,’ Archbishop Hebda says

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 5 months 4 days ago
At his first Easter Mass in Minnesota, newly appointed Archbishop Bernard Hebda preached to a crowded Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis that a response is required to Jesus'...

The Light the Risen Christ

Communio - 5 months 4 days ago
Pope Francis preached at the Easter Vigil (2016): “…it is important to shed the light of the Risen Lord upon our problems, and in a certain sense, to “evangelize” them. Let us not...

Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Cases

The Religion Clause - 5 months 4 days ago
In Dolan v. Lowe, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 35118 (MD PA, March 18, 2016), a Pennsylvania federal district court upheld prison authorities' refusal to allow an inmate to change his...

Deseret News covers heaven: But how many voices does this story need to include?

GetReligion - 5 months 5 days ago
Anyone who has spent some time on the religion beat knows that religious organizations like to hold conferences about big, complex, interesting topics. Covering one of these...

Fontgombault Sermons for Easter 2016 - Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday - Easter has a Heart, the Heart of God

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 5 days ago
EASTER VIGILSermon of the Right Reverend Dom Jean PateauAbbot of Our Lady of Fontgombault(Fontgombault, March 27, 2016)Dear Brothers and Sisters,My dearly beloved Sons,Christ is...

Lower Courts Applying Tougher RLUIPA Standards In Prisoner Cases

The Religion Clause - 5 months 5 days ago
Last year's Supreme Court decision in Holt v. Hobbs on prisoner rights (see prior posting) is slowly beginning to impact otherwise routine prisoner claims in lower courts.  ...

Christus Surrexit!

Saint Louis Catholic - 5 months 5 days ago
Happy Easter to you all!

Pope Francis: Christ has won perfect victory over evil

News.va - 5 months 5 days ago
(Vatican Radio) St. Peter’s Square filled to overflowing on Easter Sunday morning, as scores of thousands of pilgrims and tourists gathered under a brilliant Roman spring sky for...

Schedule of events: Mother Angelica's funeral

EWTN - US Latest News - 5 months 5 days ago
Irondale, Ala., Mar 27, 2016 / 07:27 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), passed away on March...

Pope prays for victims of terror strike at Iraq football stadium

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 5 days ago
Vatican City, Mar 27, 2016 / 07:24 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis has sent a his condolences following the suicide attack against a football stadium in Iskanderiyah, Iraq which...

Pope prays for victims of terror strike at Iraq football stadium

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 5 days ago
Vatican City, Mar 27, 2016 / 06:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has sent a his condolences following the suicide attack against a football stadium in Iskanderiyah, Iraq which...

Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN, dies on Easter

EWTN - US Latest News - 5 months 5 days ago
Irondale, Ala., Mar 27, 2016 / 07:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Catholic Church in the United States has lost the Poor Clare nun who changed the face of Catholicism in the United...

Pope Francis’ 2016 Easter Message Urbi et Orbi

Aleteia - 5 months 5 days ago
VATICAN CITY — On a beautiful Easter Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis delivered his 2016 Easter Message Urbi et Orbi, to the city of Rome and to the world. Addressing ...

Pope urges faithful to ‘blaze trails of reconciliation’ at Easter

Catholic Herald - 5 months 5 days ago
Easter is a feast of hope, a celebration of God’s mercy and a call to pray for and assist all who suffer, Pope Francis has said before giving his solemn blessing Urbi et Orbi (“to...

Pope: Easter message brings hope to victims of terrorism, persecution

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 5 days ago
Vatican City, Mar 27, 2016 / 06:35 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In his Urbi et Orbi message for Easter, Pope Francis encouraged victims of terrorism and Christian persecution to find hope...

Pope: Easter message brings hope to victims of terrorism, persecution

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 5 days ago
Vatican City, Mar 27, 2016 / 05:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Urbi et Orbi message for Easter, Pope Francis encouraged victims of terrorism and Christian persecution to find hope...

Pope Francis: Easter Message Urbi et Orbi (To the City and the World)

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 5 days ago
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter! Jesus Christ, the incarnation of God’s mercy, out of love for us, died on the cross, and out of love he rose again from the dead. That is...
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