BANGKOK (CNS) — Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo, Sri Lanka, has blamed the country’s authorities for the security lapse he claims could have prevented Easter bombings, in which the death toll surpassed 320.
Professionalism is one of the best ways we can draw young people into the Church, said the Phoenix chapter president of Young Catholic Professionals.
Tucked away in West Chandler, St. Columba Kim is home to around 250 Korean Catholics in the Diocese of Phoenix.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Preservation of the family, marriage and the unborn were the main themes of the annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Washington April 23.
BEIRUT (CNS) — Catholic patriarchs from the Middle East invoked hope in their Easter messages to people suffering from terrorism, wars, displacement and economic hardship.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — On Easter Monday, Pope Francis led thousands of people in St. Peter’s Square in praying for the hundreds of people who died or were injured in bomb blasts the previous day in Sri Lanka.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (CNS) — The 10th bishop of the Diocese of Burlington has opened a cause for canonization for the first bishop of the statewide diocese.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the machine of warfare continues to churn out more dangerous weaponry, only the power and joy of Christ’s resurrection can fill hearts with comfort and peace, Pope Francis said before giving his Easter blessing.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CNA) — Religious and civil leaders have responded with condolences, prayer and calls for justice after several explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and injured hundreds more on Easter Sunday.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As individuals and as a Church, it can be tempting to dwell on mistakes, failures and sins that block the fullness of life, but Easter is the proclamation that the Lord is victorious and His love will triumph, Pope Francis said.