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  • This Holy Week, Good Friday gave Easter Sunday a run for its money

    This Holy Week, Good Friday gave Easter Sunday a run for its money

    • Apr 16, 2017

    Christians believe Christ’s resurrection means that, in the end, light always extinguishes darkness and good always triumphs over evil. During Holy Week 2017, however, that eventual outcome seemed awfully far away, as the week was surrounded by reminders of martyrdom and repeatedly punctuated both with acts of violence and reminders of deep suffering.

  • Holy Sepulchre, Holy Saturday

    Holy Sepulchre, Holy Saturday

    • Apr 15, 2017

    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.

  • U.S. Catholics urged to use Passion as motivation to change the world

    U.S. Catholics urged to use Passion as motivation to change the world

    • Apr 15, 2017

    Christian leaders across the United States have been using Holy Week liturgies to draw attention to the social issues affecting the country. Los Angeles Archbishop Joes H. Gomez said Holy Week is meant to remind Catholics what it means to be a Christian in today’s world and how they can bring hope and possibility to an uncertain society.