‘Let us journey toward Easter with his forgiveness.’
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The Holy Father urged ‘a truce that will lead to peace, through real negotiation that is even disposed to some sacrifice for the good of the people,’ adding ‘Christ bore his cross to free us from the dominion of evil. He died so that life, love, peace might reign.’
Jesus, by forgiving his enemies, demonstrated one of his most demanding commandments: that we love our enemies, Pope Francis continued.
The scene of Jesus’ appearance before Herod is depicted in art by 18th-century painter John Valentine Haidt.
User’s Guide to Palm Sunday
50-year-old Fr. Mignani, pastor of Santa Caterina Parish in Bonassola, said during his homily March 28, “if I can’t bless same-sex couples, then I won’t bless palms and olive branches either."
Cardinal Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo, the archbishop of Jakarta said that the attack on the first day of Holy Week “shocked everybody in Indonesia, not only Catholics,” noting that “leaders of all religious communities ... condemned the brutal violence.”
SCRIPTURES & ART: Christ’s kingdom is “an eternal and universal kingdom: a kingdom of truth and life, a kingdom of holiness and grace, a kingdom of justice, love, and peace.”