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Good Friday
April 03, 2021
Pope Francis presides at the Stations of the Cross outside St. Peter’s Basilica, April 2, 2021. Image ©Vatican Media CNA Staff, Apr 2, 2021 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis led the Way of the Cross, featuring meditations prepared by children, at the Vatican on Good Friday evening. With Italy still facing coronavirus restrictions,
April 02, 2021
Some sources trace the tradition back to Peruvian Jesuit priest Francisco del Castillo, who in 1660 preached for three hours on Good Friday, comparing the sufferings of Christ with the sufferings of the slaves and indigenous people.
March 30, 2021
The Cross is the sign of God's love. When Jesus says, "Take up your cross and follow me," he's also asking us to offer our difficulties to him and pointing us to those others with whom we share the Cross.
March 31, 2018
The Church is 'a model of altruism, an ark of salvation and a source of certainty and truth,' the Pope said
March 14, 2018
Some Irish pubs are keeping up old traditions and refusing to open on Good Friday
March 13, 2018
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April 20, 2017
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April 14, 2017
The Cross is 'the irreversible 'yes' to love, truth and goodness', says Fr Cantalamessa