The Olympic message stands in sharp contrast to another one playing out on the international stage, the mounting call for more nuclear weapons.
Las Vegas Bishop Joseph A. Pepe told the people as they came together for an interfaith prayer service in unity across our religious traditions, across race, across gender to stand with each other as living signs of that hope.
As Christians, we know we don’t arrive at the joy of Easter until we walk with Christ in his suffering on Good Friday.
To the thousands of pilgrims present at the Paul VI audience hall were numerous student groups from Europe, Pope Francis spoke about hope.
To complain to God in moments of doubt and fear like Abraham did is not something bad but rather is a form of prayer that requires the courage to hope beyond all hope, Pope Francis said.
During the Easter Vigil, Pope Francis told attendees not to be overcome by sadness in the face of life’s difficulties, but to be open to hope, which is not the absence of problems, but is a gift from God when we allow him to enter our lives. “We, like Peter and the women, cannot discover […]