Jesus Christ

Thumbnail lyndon johnson and martin luther king  jr.   voting rights act A king’s advice to the president

I believe it is no mere coincidence that the U.S. national holiday celebrating the inspiring life of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Jan. 16) is...

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Thumbnail manoppello image credit han santing via flickr cc by nc 20 cna An encounter with the Manoppello Image of the Face of Christ

Chieti, Italy, Aug 6, 2016 / 02:05 pm (CNA).- Ten years ago, Benedict XVI visited the Shrine of the Holy Face in Manoppello, which houses an image...

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Thumbnail sr albert marie surmanski photo  1 A New Guide to Living a Marian Life

“By a singular gift of God’s grace, no one other than her Son was ever so meek, humble, or grace-filled as the Blessed Virgin,” a new Manual for...

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Thumbnail dt2927 Archbishop Gomez calls on the faithful to ‘show forth image of God’ in pastoral letter

The answer to society’s dysfunctions can be found in one person: Jesus Christ. That message is at the core of Archbishop José H. Gomez’ new...

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Thumbnail cardinal timothy dolan archdiocese of boston via flickr cc by nd 20 ewtn Are young Catholics cynical about politics? Nope, Cardinal Dolan says

Krakow, Poland, Jul 30, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With political discourse taking a turn for the nasty(er) as the U.S. presidential...

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Thumbnail stations of the cross at krakows bonia park july 29 2016 credit alan holdren cna Are you suffering? Jesus is with you, Pope Francis says

Krakow, Poland, Jul 29, 2016 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Way of the Cross shows Christ's embrace of everyone who hungers, suffers, and dies –...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass for the solemnity of the epiphany in st peters basilica on jan 6 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna At Christmas, Jesus offers a new kind of hope, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Dec 21, 2016 / 03:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While hope can often be viewed as the desire for things out of our reach, Pope Francis has...

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Thumbnail pope francis presides over vespers and exposition of the blessed sacrament in st peters basilica dec 31 2015 credit alexey gotovsky cna At close of 2016, Pope says selfishness should be a thing of the past

Vatican City, Dec 31, 2016 / 10:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During a prayer service for the close of 2016, Pope Francis said the arrival of a new year...

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Thumbnail pope francis closes the holy door in st peters basilica nov 20 2016 credit daniel ibaez cna At close of Jubilee, Pope Francis says it’s a reminder of what’s essential

Vatican City, Nov 20, 2016 / 03:58 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis closed the Holy Door in St. Peter’s Basilica, officially marking the...

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Thumbnail ben hur Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, a Tale of Grace

Lew Wallace’s nineteenth century novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, inspired two silent movies in the early decades of the twentieth century and...

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Thumbnail mosaic of entombment of jesus at the church of the holy sepulchre credit antano cc 40 wikipedia cna Christ's burial slab uncovered for the first time in centuries

Jerusalem, Israel, Oct 28, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Have you ever wondered what the tomb of Jesus Christ looks like? National...

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Thumbnail mother teresa credit india 7 network via flickr cc by 20 cna Did you know Mother Teresa experienced visions of Jesus?

Vatican City, Aug 27, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Even her friend of more than 30 years, Father Sebastian Vazhakala, did not know Mother...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 427342003 Disarming the world

In the Garden of Gethsemane, as Jesus was prayerfully agonizing over his impending violent death, a large crowd with swords and clubs sent by the...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 323384795 Easter season at Kern Valley Prison

There were these crazy people who were living in Jerusalem who were filled with so much joy that those around them wondered who they were. Their...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 343838783 Faith and fear

A common soldier dies without fear, yet Jesus died afraid. Iris Murdoch wrote this and that truth can be somewhat disconcerting. Why? If someone...

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Thumbnail gomezcol 2 1 History and suffering in the Holy Land

This week, our Holy Father Pope Francis makes his first trip to the Holy Land. His pilgrimage reminds us that our Christian faith is rooted in...

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Thumbnail msgr sal pilato How Catholic education forms mind, body and soul

On behalf of Archbishop Gomez, I extend congratulations to you, the 2016 graduating class.  Catholic education helps to form the whole person by...

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Thumbnail giuseppe chiolo cna size It's Jesus who radically sets us free, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Sep 10, 2016 / 11:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christ took on our sins so that we might have true freedom, Pope Francis said Saturday...

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