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Pope on Easter: The Resurrection is more than a party – it’s the source of eternal life

Vatican City, Apr 16, 2017 / 05:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis reminded Christians Easter Sunday that the Resurrection is the cornerstone of our faith – and that even in the face of unexplainable tragedy and suffering in the world, we can declare, “Christ is risen!” “This […]

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Christian Easter celebrations targeted in Pakistan suicide bombing

Lahore, Pakistan, Mar 27, 2016 / 02:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A crowded park in Lahore, Pakistan where Christian families were celebrating Easter Sunday was the site of an apparent suicide bombing that left at least 65 dead and 300 wounded.  Many women and children were among those […]

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Will Pope Francis change the date of Easter?

Vatican City, Jun 19, 2015 / 03:53 am (CNA).- Speaking to a global gathering of priests, Pope Francis signaled an openness to changing the date of Easter in the West so that all Christians around the world could celebrate the feast on the same day. The Pope […]

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The Importance Of Easter

The Importance Of Easter

 (By Karen Granderson) Yes God Loved The World So Much …. For some people, Easter is about the Easter Bunny, chocolates, Easter egg hunts and parades.  However, for all Christians, Catholics included, Easter is the time when we celebrate Jesus Christ rising from the dead.  His resurrection […]

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Amid war in Syria, Catholic patriarch says Easter offers path of hope

Damascus, Syria, Apr 7, 2015 / 12:48 pm (CNA).- Citing St. Paul’s conversion on the Road to Damascus, an Eastern Catholic patriarch’s Easter message repeated a call for peace and urged Christians to bear the Gospel of Life amid Syria’s ongoing civil war. “God grant that the […]

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Pope’s Easter message: In this violent world, what we need is Christ’s resurrection

Vatican City, Apr 5, 2015 / 11:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis reminded Christians this Easter of the strength which comes from Christ’s death and resurrection, calling them to be witnesses of peace and justice, especially for those suffering today in regions of extreme violence and persecution. […]

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A sweet sign of hope: Pope’s envoy returns to Iraq with Easter cake

Vatican City, Mar 29, 2015 / 06:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' personal envoy to Iraq will return to the country during Holy Week, bringing with him the pontiff's love and solidarity along with a special gift from the diocese of Rome: cake.   “During Holy Week, […]

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Chart-topping Benedictine nuns to drop new album for Easter

Kansas City, Mo., Feb 28, 2015 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- Together with the joys of the Resurrection and feasting, this Easter will have an added delight: listening to the new album by the hit-making, Missouri-based Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles. “Many people do not realize that […]

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Vatican media reform committee to make first proposals by Easter

Vatican media reform committee to make first proposals by Easter

Vatican City, Oct 1, 2014 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Having met for the first time last week, the committee to reform the Vatican's media and communications will continue to formulate its proposals, being able to present them by Easter of 2015. In an interview granted to […]

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