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by ACI Prensa ACI Prensa Staff, Mar 17, 2021 / 03:18 pm MT (CNA).- Every year the dates of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday vary. The Catholic Church determines the date based on the fact that Christ’s death occurred near the Jewish Passover, which is stated

Vatican City, Mar 12, 2021 / 05:00 am MT (CNA).- The president of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, Cardinal Kurt Koch, has supported a suggestion that Catholics and Orthodox work to agree on a common date to celebrate Easter. A representative of the Patriarchate of Constantinople to the World

Vatican City, Nov 30, 2020 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis told the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Monday that he is confident that Catholics and Orthodox Christians will attain full communion. In a message to Bartholomew I on the Feast of St. Andrew, Pope Francis praised the Ecumenical Patriarchate’s

On Oct. 17, the Roman Catholic Church remembers the early Church Father, bishop, and martyr Saint Ignatius of Antioch, whose writings attest to the sacramental and hierarchical nature of the Church from its earliest days. Eastern Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate his memory on Dec. 20. In a 2007