Easter

Terrance Klein April 04, 2018
Who would make sunshine, flowers, rainbows, puppies and babies without expecting anything in return?
Photo by Jim McDermott
America This Week April 03, 2018
Our Apr. 4 guest is Jim McDermott, S.J.
A new member of the church holds a candle as Pope Francis celebrates the Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican March 26. The pope baptized 12 people at the vigil. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
"Do we want to share in this message of life," he asked in his homily, "or do we prefer simply to continue standing speechless before events as they happen?"
There is hope "because from your cross—the fruit of greed and cowardice of many doctors of the law and hypocrites—came the resurrection," which turned darkness into eternal light and shows that Jesus' love is their hope, Pope Francis said.
Cardinal Blase Cupich and young members of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Chicago spoke out against gun violence during a Good Friday peace walk on March 30. (Photo: Archdiocese of Chicago.)
Michael J. O’Loughlin March 30, 2018
The Good Friday march in Chicago included re-enactments of the Last Supper and Crucifixion, along with a call to action to prevent gun violence.
Maureen K. Day March 30, 2018
Newness comes easily for infants, but a Lent practiced with intention provides newness for the rest of us.