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The Death of Father James Schall — a Philosopher Who Dared

By Donald DeMarco | Jesuit Father James Vincent Schall, distinguished political philosopher and author of 30 books, passed away April 17, 2019, at the age of 91. The virtues that Etienne Gilson ascribed...

Pope Francis’ Easter ‘Urbi et Orbi’ Message 2019

By POPE FRANCIS | Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter! Today the Church renews the proclamation made by the first disciples: “Jesus is risen!” And from mouth to mouth, from heart to heart, there...

Divine Mercy and Easter Week: A Concern and a Solution?

By Steven D. Greydanus | Just over 7 years ago I made a confession in a blog post (“When Devotions Aren’t Helpful,” April 13, 2012) regarding a certain tension I felt each year praying the...

Guide to Easter: Rejoicing in the Resurrection

By Claire Dwyer | Learn more about Holy Week, Easter & Divine Mercy Sunday in our feature pdf.

The Secret To Learning To Love Our Enemies, Was the Early Church Catholic or Christian, and More!

By Tito Edwards | The Game-Changing Secret To Learning To Love Our Enemies ☩ uCatholic +1 Was the Early Church ‘Catholic’ or Just ‘Christian’? ☩ Jim Blackburn at Catholic Answers Magazine +1 Five Steps...

Easter Joy: Love Triumphs, Even Over Death

By Sister Mary Madeline Todd, OP | Sunday, April 21, is Easter Sunday, the Resurrection of the Lord. Mass readings: Acts 10:34, 37-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23; Colossians 3:1-4 or 1...

Sri Lanka Easter Church and Hotel Bombings Kill Nearly 300

By Catholic News Agency | COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - At least 296 people were killed in explosions Easter morning, detonated in churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. Hundreds more are reportedly...

8 Things You Need to Know About Easter Sunday

By Jimmy Akin | Note: This article originally appeared on March 30, 2013.   The great day is finally here: Easter, the most important day of the Christian calendar. More important even than Christmas. What happened on this...

Pope Francis’ Easter Vigil Homily 2019 — Full Text

By POPE FRANCIS | At 8.30pm this evening, the Holy Father celebrated the Easter Vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica, during which he administered the sacraments of Christian initiation to eight catechumens...

On Holy Saturday, Our Lady Stands Without Her Son and Savior

By Angelo Stagnaro | I recall an acquaintance once insisting to me that there is as much evidence the Buddha was born of a virgin as was Christ. First, this is perfect nonsense as the Buddha's story of being born of a virgin...