Epiphany Archives - Crux



  • Pope leads a holiday season rich in references to the poor

    Pope leads a holiday season rich in references to the poor

    ROME — Leaders generally find their calendars full of appointments, some of which fall into the category of “have to” rather than “want to.” Presidents host state dinners, CEOs attend shareholder meetings, principals go to parent/teacher nights, and to be honest, sometimes they’re just phoning it in. The same point

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  • In 2016, Pope Francis wants a Church on the move

    In 2016, Pope Francis wants a Church on the move

    ROME — Pope Francis closed out the holiday season Wednesday by calling Catholicism to a new sense of missionary hustle, urging the Church to reach out to all the peoples of the world and insisting that “mission is her vocation.” “To proclaim the Gospel of Christ is not simply one

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  • Pope says Jesus is everywhere, but often hidden by war and suffering

    ROME — Wrapping up the Vatican’s traditional holiday season, Pope Francis said Tuesday that that the newborn Jesus is “all around us,” but he is often hidden from those enduring difficult situations such as wars, the exploitation of children, torture, and the trafficking of weapons and people. “The crib points

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