Scripture

Thumbnail a tale of two lions A tale of two lions

Do you fear the devil? Are you afraid of being tormented or persecuted by him? Saint Peter says, “Be calm and vigilant, because your enemy, the...

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Thumbnail prison credit thomas hawk via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 10 23 15 Don't misuse Bible to push death penalty, Philippines bishops say

Manila, Philippines, Mar 20, 2017 / 08:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Remember what Jesus' cross stands for, and don't misuse the Bible to justify the...

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Thumbnail pope francis in st peters square june 17 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna Do you read the Bible as often as you check your phone? Francis asks

Vatican City, Mar 5, 2017 / 05:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the first Sunday of Lent, Pope Francis said if we want to fight against the temptation of...

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Thumbnail ancient biblical texts from the verbum domini ii bible exhibit credit andreas dueren cna cna New Bible exhibit evangelizes through history of scripture

Featuring ancient biblical artifacts from all over the world, the Verbum Domini II exhibition has officially opened at the Vatican, and is...

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Thumbnail pope francis embraces a man at the wednesday general audience march 29 2017 credit lucia ballester cna Pope: Don’t dwell on suffering, let Jesus heal you

Vatican City, Apr 2, 2017 / 04:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Sunday, Pope Francis said that each of us carries some kind of tomb inside our heart,...

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Thumbnail pope francis rides through st peters square after mass on april 28 2013 credit stephen driscoll cna 3 cna 4 29 13 1 Pope: Family needs Scripture to move forward in faith, hope

“In order for the family to proceed well, with faith and hope,” said Pope Francis to crowds in St. Peter's Square for the weekly Angelus address,...

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Thumbnail pope francis receives a new annotated edition of the torah at the vatican feb 23 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Pope Francis: the Torah is a manifestation of God’s love for man

Vatican City, Feb 23, 2017 / 07:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday Pope Francis welcomed longtime friend and Rabbi Abraham Skorka to the Vatican...

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Thumbnail pope francis makes a visit to the parish of st michael the archangel in rome on feb 8 2015 credit lauren cater cna 2 cna 2 10 15 Pope Francis to youth: the Bible can change your life. Now read it!

The Bible is so dangerous that some Christians risk persecution to have one. But for Pope Francis, its life-changing role in daily life is...

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Thumbnail scott hahn july 1516 Readings for July 15 & 16

The readings this week, like last week’s, ask us to meditate on Israel’s response to God’s Word—and our own. Why do some hear the word of the...

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Thumbnail open bible credit ryk neethling via flickr cc by 20 cna 5 7 15 Scripture: It's not just for Protestants, says papal nuncio

Philadelphia, Pa., Nov 8, 2016 / 06:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While reading the Bible may be associated with Protestantism in the minds of some, love...

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Thumbnail sunday readings scott hahn Sunday Readings for April 1 & 2

As we draw near to the end of Lent, the Gospel clearly has Jesus’ passion and death in view. That’s why John gives us the detail about Lazarus’...

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Thumbnail mantegna resurrection Sunday Readings for April 15 & 16 - Easter Sunday

Jesus is nowhere visible. Yet the Gospel tells us that Peter and John “saw and believed.” What did they see? Burial shrouds lying on the floor...

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Thumbnail sunday readings  emmaus scott hahn Sunday Readings for April 29 & 30 - Third Sunday of Easter

We should put ourselves in the shoes of the disciples in the Gospel. Downcast and confused they’re making their way down the road, unable to...

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Thumbnail sunday readings Sunday Readings for April 8 & 9 - Palm Sunday

“All this has come to pass that the writings of the prophets may be fulfilled,” Jesus says in today’s Gospel (Matthew 26:56). Indeed, we have...

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Thumbnail sunday readings scott hahn canaanite woman jesus Sunday Readings for August 19 & 20

Most of us are the foreigners, the non-Israelites, about whom the first reading prophesies. Coming to worship the God of Israel, we stand in the...

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Thumbnail sunday readings scott hahn transfiguration Sunday Readings for August 5 & 6 - The Transfiguration of the Lord

High on the holy mountain in the Gospel, the true identity of Jesus is fully revealed in his transfiguration. Standing between Moses and the...

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Thumbnail sunday readings scott hahn Sunday Readings for December 17 & 18

The mystery kept secret for long ages, promised through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures, is revealed (see Romans 16:25-26). This is the...

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Thumbnail sunday readings scott hahn Sunday Readings for July 1 & 2

The liturgy this week continues to instruct us in the elements of discipleship. We’re told that even the most humble among us have a share in the...

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