Excerpt from Hope to Die: The Christian Meaning of Death and the Resurrection of the Body
The Apostolic Penitentiary is the Holy See's tribunal with responsibility for the internal forum and indulgences.
Matteo Bruni, director of the Holy See press office, told the Italian bishops’ newspaper Avvenire that the yearbook was not declaring that the title Vicar of Christ was merely of historical significance.
As of April 6, more than 70,000 people had died from coronavirus and more than 1.2 million tested positive for the disease.
Australia’s top court will announce its findings at 8 p.m. Eastern time on Monday.
What is believed to be the 2,000-year-old burial cloth of Christ continues to intrigue. And a livestream will air on Holy Saturday.
In his homily via livestream from Casa Santa Marta, the chapel in his Vatican City residence, Pope Francis focused on these words of Jesus in the Gospel of John: “You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me.”
Turin is located in northwest Italy, not far from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, which has led to nearly 16,000 deaths and a nationwide lockdown since March 10.
Joan Sheen Cunningham’s book puts Archbishop Sheen's life in a new perspective with accounts of his childhood, his talent for public speaking, and the family's devotion to Catholicism.
Archbishop Gomez said he will pray the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on Good Friday, April 10, for an end to the coronavirus pandemic.