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Jay Copp
The martyr wrote to his wife, Franziska, ‘What is our little suffering compared with what Christ endured?’
Sunday Guide
Father Jordan Schmidt, OP
User’s Guide to Sunday, April 5 — Palm Sunday
Nation
Joseph O’Brien
Necessary limits have been imposed in light of the pandemic’s spread, but bishops and priests are finding innovative ways to allow the faithful access to the sacrament.
Nation
Joseph O’Brien
Learn about the Church’s ‘nuclear option’ when it comes to offering souls forgiveness for their sins in times of crisis or looming disaster.
Features
Peter Jesserer Smith
How is a true understanding of the sacrament fostered?
Commentary
Father David L. Guffey, C.S.C.
The most basic unit of society and of the Church is the family.
Vatican
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA.
In his homily, the pope recalled once again that behind every sin there is temptation, “which started small, which has grown.”
Nation
Catholic News Agency
Christians, Tibetan Buddhists, and Falun Gong members have also been imprisoned for their faith in China, and should be released, Ambassador Sam Brownback said.
Nation
Matt Hadro/CNA.
New York City has become the epicenter of the U.S. pandemic, with the number of confirmed cases skyrocketing from more than 5,700 cases on March 20 to more than 57,000 confirmed cases and 1,584 deaths as of April 3.
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Catholic News Agency
Christian hope, the pope said, is “the hope of a better time, in which we can be better, finally freed from evil and from this pandemic.”
Sue Ellen Browder
COMMENTARY: The pandemic is teaching us a valuable lesson: We are not in charge here. But will we listen?
Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: The clarity around confessions has not matched the clarity about the Holy Mass.
Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D.
COMMENTARY: Demographic winter is a slow-moving train wreck. It has been for some time.
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