In the midst of this crisis in which we live, we want to share with you some good weekly news, news of hope, important or simple acts and gestures that unite us as a community of men and women of faith-driven by the force of hope.
‘I desire to eat the Passover in your home’ #EasterAtHome
As Pope Francis pointed out in his video message for Holy Week, Christians are celebrating Easter this year in “a truly unusual way”. How can we respond to Jesus’ statement: “I desire to eat the Passover in your house”?
Celebrating a unique Easter with Pope Francis during Covid-19
The Coronavirus pandemic challenges the Vatican Office for Liturgical Celebrations to find new ways to accompany the faithful during this year’s Easter liturgies.
Pope institutes new commission to study women deacons
On Wednesday, the members of a new commission to study the possibility of women deacons in the Catholic Church are announced.
Pope: How I am living through the COVID-19 pandemic
How is the Pope experiencing the crisis caused by COVID-19? And how is he preparing for afterwards? Pope Francis answers these questions in a recorded interview with British journalist and writer Austen Ivereigh. The interview is published simultaneously in The Tablet (London) and Commonweal (New York). ABC offers the original text in Spanish and La Civiltà Cattolica in Italian.
Pope at Audience: ‘Contemplate the Cross’ during the Easter Triduum’
Pope Francis addresses the faithful during the General Audience with an invitation to live Holy Week and the Triduum as “one great domestic liturgy”, looking to the crucified Lord and meditating on the words of the Gospels.
Joint Easter message from COMECE and CEC: We celebrate the victory of life
The Presidents of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) have issued an ecumenical Easter message for Christians celebrating the holy days in the midst of the coronavirus emergency.
Streaming in sign language for the Easter Triduum
For the Easter Triduum, Vatican News creates an ad hoc YouTube channel with translations of the liturgical celebrations into Sign Language for people with hearing and communication disabilities.
COVID-19: testimony of those united in prayer and action
A Letter to Pope Francis.
Holy Week under the gaze of the “Miraculous Crucifix”
After having been displayed for the special moment of prayer on 27 March on the steps of St Peter’s Basilica, the miraculous crucifix venerated by Romans is once again in our midst during the liturgy.
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