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Imitate Jesus' Humility, Thank Him for It, Pope Says
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Jesus' resurrection "isn't the happy ending of a beautiful fairytale, it isn't the happy ending of a film," but is the result of the loving intervention of God, who wanted to give humanity hope and salvation, Pope Francis said.
Via Crucis Recalls Migrants who Have Died, Disappeared
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) — There is no way to mistake how Scalabrinian Father Mauro Verzeletti feels about immigration from Latin America to the United States. He does not want it to happen, mostly because he knows the journey most migrants will face is fraught with danger and threats.
Dutch Jesuit Killed in Syria
ROME (CNS) — A 75-year-old Dutch Jesuit who refused to leave war-torn Syria, instead staying in Homs to help the poor and homeless, was beaten by armed men and killed with two bullets to the head, according to an email sent by the Jesuits' Middle East province to the Jesuit headquarters ...
Pope, Britain's Queen Elizabeth Have Informal Meeting at Vatican
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In their first overseas trip in three years, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, met April 3 with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
At Border Mass, Bishops Call for Compassion, Immigration Reform
NOGALES, Ariz. (CNS) — With the backdrop a few feet away of the rusted iron slats of the 30-foot wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley and a dozen other bishops from three countries prayed April 1 for compassion and for a return to ideals that welcome immigrants.
Books Shed Light on 'Sacredness of Family Dinner Table'
These two slim paperbacks serve up substantial food for thought about the sacredness of the family dinner table.
Box Obama Gave Pope Points to History of U.S. Catholicism
BALTIMORE (CNS) — The use of wood from Baltimore's basilica to construct a "seed chest" President Barack Obama gave to Pope Francis March 27 points to the history of American Catholicism and Baltimore's role in it, said Msgr. Arthur Valenzano, rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption ...