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June 17, 2013

How can Jesus’ death save people who died before his time?

May 29, 2013

How Does Forgiveness Work Before and After Christ?

March 24, 2013

Pope Francis: "Never Give Way to Discouragement!"

April 4, 2012

Pope Benedict Invites the Faithful ‘to Live the Paschal Triduum Intensely’

The Holy Father discusses 'the summit of the liturgical year' on April 4.

March 19, 2012

Pope: 'The Cross of Christ Is the Height of Love'

Benedict XVI urged pilgrims March 18 to keep their eyes fixed upon the goal of Lent, 'when we will accompany our Lord on the path to Calvary, so as to rise with him to new life.' He also spoke of St. Joseph, whose feast day is March 19, and his upcoming Mexico-Cuba trip.

March 7, 2012

Pope Discusses Christ's Silence on the Cross and Need for Silence in Prayer

From Benedict XVI's March 7 general audience: Silence has 'the capacity to open a space in our inner being, a space in which God can dwell, which can ensure that his word remains within us and that love for him is rooted in our minds and hearts and animates our lives.'

February 8, 2012

Pope: Christ's Cross Reflects 'Love of God, Who Never Abandons'

Feb. 8 papal general audience focuses on the prayerful cry of Jesus Christ on the cross: 'My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?'

January 18, 2012

Cross, Altar, and the Right Way of Praying, The Monk Burned in His Sleep by a Demon, and much more!

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September 22, 2011

Pope Benedict's 3 'Laws' for Evangelization

In a recent interview, the president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity recalls then-Cardinal Ratzinger’s 2000 speech in which he spoke about Christians’ need to live their faith, how God is in charge of evangelizing results, and the ‘logic of the cross.’

September 14, 2011

Pope: 'The Shadow of the Cross Gives Way to ... Hope of the Resurrection'

Benedict XVI highlights Psalm 22 in general audience on Sept. 14, the feast of the Triumph of the Holy Cross.

August 29, 2011

Pope: 'The Christian Follows the Lord With Love When He Accepts His Cross'

Benedict encourages American seminarians and pilgrims during Aug. 28 Angelus address.

July 29, 2011

World Trade Center Cross Continues to Be 'Sign of Consolation and Comfort' — and Hope

Franciscan priest recalled 9/11 symbol's significance when he blessed it again at a July 23 ceremony before its relocation to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

January 21, 2011

Obama Depicted as Christ; Pope Depicted with Bullet Holes

More Anti-Pope Artwork Rears Its Head

December 7, 2009

The Cross and the Wildfire