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  • Pope says face of grief for Christ’s passion seen in the poor

    Pope says face of grief for Christ’s passion seen in the poor

    Pope Francis is well known for finding parallels between Gospel scenes and contemporary happenings, and he did so again during the Easter vigil Mass on Saturday. The pontiff suggested that the grieving and fearful faces of the two women who accompanied Jesus during his passion, and who sought out his body in the tomb, can be glimpsed today in the poor, victims of human trafficking, and all those who bear injustice.

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  • Holy Sepulchre, Holy Saturday

    Holy Sepulchre, Holy Saturday

    A recent, and long needed, restoration of the most sacred chapel in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is a small sign of the progress that has been made in the relationship among the Churches which control the shrine. This year – when Catholic and Orthodox Easter fall on the same day – Holy Saturday will be a busy day in the church.

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  • Priest converts from Zoroastrianism to baptize his mother

    Priest converts from Zoroastrianism to baptize his mother

    The spiritual journey of one Indian-born priest has taken many unexpected turns, as he has traveled from the probable religion of the three wise men to the Catholic Church. Now, his own mother has decided to join him on the journey.

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