ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO KRAKOW, POLAND (CNS) — The world, not religion, is waging a war in pieces, Pope Francis said.
The cardinal preached to an estimated 200,000 pilgrims from 187 countries in Krakow's Blonia Park
When I first joined the staff at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery more than five years ago, I was intrigued by the rich history of this beautiful location. It’s nearly 120 years old and serves as the final resting place for almost 54 thousand of our brothers and sisters in Christ. That’s the equivalent of six or seven generations of faithful families.
At Catholic Cemeteries and Funeral Homes, we strive to be a calming source for families during one of the most difficult times they will endure. It is our privilege to provide this ministry to those who walk through our doors and share with them the same care and compassion Christ has for us all.
GLENDALE — In a liturgy packed with rich symbolism and ancient tradition, the Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Eparchy of Phoenix celebrated the enthronement of Bishop John Pazak as its fifth bishop.
VATICANO (ACI) — El Papa Francisco ha mostrado su “dolor y horror” por la toma de una iglesia y el asesinato del P. Jacques Hamel, de 84 años de edad, durante la celebración de una Misa en Rouen, al norte de Francia.
Al crecer en El Salvador en medio de una guerra civil, el músico católico local Jaime Cortez nunca podría haberse imaginado que un día estaría de pie frente a miles de personas recibiendo el premio de Músico Pastoral Nacional del Año.
“I want to be the face of Jesus for someone else but it’s both the giver and the taker that are Jesus. We are Jesus for each other," he said.
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