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Hundreds of parishioners attend Orthodox Easter Vigil in GeorgiaHundreds of Christian parishioners went to churches in ex-Soviet Georgia to attend Orthodox Easter Vigil despite a state of emergency and calls from the government and doctors to stay home amid..
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Coronavirus Easter: Orthodox Churches Brace For Holy Holiday – AnalysisBy Mike Eckel* (RFE/RL) — At midnight on April 18, bells throughout the cathedrals and sanctuaries of the Orthodox Christian world will toll, devout Christians will cross themselves and rush to..
Las Cruces bishop first in US to resume public Masses amid pandemicWashington D.C., Apr 15, 2020 / 04:45 pm (CNA).- The Bishop of Las Cruces, New Mexico, has lifted a diocesan ban on the public celebration of Mass and told priests they may resume sacramental ministry..
Pope makes surprise call to religious sister treating coronavirus patientsVatican City, Apr 13, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis made a surprise phone call after the Easter Vigil to a religious sister treating coronavirus patients as a doctor on call in the hard-hit..
Easter at the Holy Sepulchre, where Christ rose: 'May the wide open tomb of Christ open up wide our tombs as well' (Custodia Sanctae Terrae)“Strange as it may seem, the experience we are living in these days is nearest to the Easter one and the dearest and ever-powerful sign of the Holy Sepulchre of Christ next to which we celebrate,”..
Coronavirus forces Sri Lankans to celebrate anniversary of Easter attacks at homeTV stations aired the Easter Vigil and Holy Mass in all three main languages used in the Indian Ocean island nation
City churches livestream Easter massThe Sacred Heart Cathedral Church here let people celebrate Easter Vigil on Saturday night under the COVID-19 lockdown by live-telecasting the mass an
On anniversary of attacks, Sri Lankans mark Easter at homeCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Christians in Sri Lanka celebrated Easter in their homes on Sunday, participating in religious services through television as churches remained closed due to the coronavirus..
Be messengers of life amid death, says Pope Francis at Easter VigilVast parts of the basilica were empty and silent The post Be messengers of life amid death, says Pope Francis at Easter Vigil appeared first on Catholic Herald.
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Timothy Cardinal Dolan Leads Easter Vigil Mass At Empty St. Patrick’s CathedralOf course, no parishioners were allowed to attend, but it could be seen online.
Pope Francis Calls For End Of Abortion, War During Easter Vigil‘Let the abortion and killing of innocent lives end’
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Full text: Pope Francis’ homily at the Easter VigilVatican City, Apr 11, 2020 / 03:40 pm (CNA).- Here is the full text of the Easter Vigil homily of Pope Francis, delivered April 11 at St. Peter's Basilica. “After the Sabbath” (Mt 28:1), the..
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Turin Shroud, to boost hope, on special Holy Saturday viewVATICAN CITY (AP) — The Turin Shroud, a burial cloth some believe covered Jesus and which has links to a 16th-century plague in northern Italy, was put on special view for faithful worldwide..
Beauty, drama and pinpoint silence: Easter Triduum memories from RomeRome, Italy, Apr 11, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Easter Triduum is looking very different for Catholics around the world, who will be praying from home and..
'After the Sabbath the women went to the tomb': Pope Francis celebrates Easter Vigil Mass (Zenit)Pope Francis celebrated the Easter Vigil Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica (video, booklet). “Tonight we acquire a fundamental right that can never be taken away from us: the right to hope,” the Pope..
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Christmas lights for Easter? Kentucky diocese encourages 'Easter Lights'CNA Staff, Apr 6, 2020 / 03:17 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Owensboro is encouraging Catholics to decorate their houses with “Easter lights” as a sign of solidarity and as a reminder that through..
Pope Francis will offer Easter liturgies in St. Peter's Basilica and with no publicVatican City, Mar 27, 2020 / 06:40 am (CNA).- 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..
Vatican updates guidelines for Holy Week liturgies during coronavirusVatican City, Mar 25, 2020 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- After dioceses throughout the world suspended public Masses amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Congregation for Divine Worship has updated its decree on..
Vatican publishes guidelines for Easter celebrations during coronavirusVatican City, Mar 20, 2020 / 09:30 am (CNA).- The Vatican department for liturgy published guidelines Friday for bishops and priests on the celebration of Holy Week, the Triduum, and Easter liturgies..
Amid coronavirus pandemic, pope's Easter liturgies closed to publicVatican City, Mar 14, 2020 / 04:56 pm (CNA).- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis’ liturgies for Holy Week and Easter, which usually include the presence of thousands of people, will be..
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Minn. young adults accompany, pray for bishops on ad limina visit to RomeVatican City, Jan 18, 2020 / 04:35 pm (CNA).- Young adults from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are accompanying their bishops on their ad limina visit to Rome this week, joining them at..
After Columbine: How one survivor found faith, and a vocationDenver, Colo., Dec 30, 2019 / 07:01 am (CNA).- Many years before she entered religious life, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby was an ordinary high school sophomore at Columbine High School in the suburbs of..
How this convert 'fell in love with Jesus' through the Byzantine Catholic ChurchTucson, Ariz., Oct 1, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- At Easter, Jessica Rider entered the Church through an avenue with which most Catholics are unfamiliar - she became a member of the Ruthenian Catholic..