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by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Apr 12, 2022 / 15:00 pm Mother Angelica, the foundress of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), offered advice, counsel, and prayers to viewers of her television show, “Mother Angelica Live,” for years. In an episode that first aired 28 years ago last month, Mother …

A pilgrim venerates the Holy Cross during the Celebration of the Passion of the Lord at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in Cincinnati on Good Friday, Mar. 30, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
by CNA Staff CNA Staff, Apr 11, 2022 / 10:43 am A plenary indulgence is a grace granted by the Catholic Church through the merits of Jesus Christ, Mary and all the saints to remove the temporal punishment due to sin. The indulgence applies to sins already forgiven. A plenary …

by Pope Francis Vatican City, Apr 10, 2022 / 03:30 am Here is the full text of Pope Francis’ homily for Palm Sunday 2022, which was celebrated with the public in St. Peter’s Square on April 10, 2022. On Calvary, two ways of thinking collided. In the Gospel, the words …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 10, 2022 / 06:10 am Pope Francis said on Palm Sunday 2022 that nothing is impossible for God, who has the power to end the war in Ukraine, even if it looks like the end is not near. He also urged the laying down …

Why do Catholics wave palms on Palm Sunday, wash each other’s feet on Holy Thursday, or kiss the cross on Good Friday?

Virtue = Strength (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by CNA Staff CNA Staff, Mar 31, 2021 / 12:43 am MT (CNA).- A plenary indulgence is a grace granted by the Catholic Church through the merits of Jesus Christ, Mary and all the saints to remove the temporal punishment due to sin. The indulgence applies to sins already forgiven. …

Christ is Risen! (CT Photo/ Greg Hartman)
On Tuesday, April 12 the Chrism Mass will take place at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains at 3:00 p.m., with Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr as celebrant. At the Chrism Mass, the archbishop is joined by the priests of the diocese. This Mass manifests the unity of the …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Mar 21, 2022 / 12:23 pm After two years of pandemic restrictions during Holy Week, Pope Francis will once again return to the Colosseum to preside over the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday. The Vatican has published the pope’s schedule for Holy Week and …