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April 4, 2018

A man of faith, but his faith demanded action: Dr. King argued that “the great tragedy is that Christianity failed to see that it had the revolutionary edge.”

By Michael Eric Dyson on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, 31 March 2018 in the New York Times, We Forgot What Dr. King Believed In: He was a man of faith, but his faith demanded action.

April 3, 2018

Inspiration for justice and climate action this year from the Pope’s Easter messages and homilies

On this basis and with this strength, we Christians place our lives and our energy, our intelligence, our affections and our will, at the service of discovering, and above all creating, paths of dignity.

April 3, 2018

CELAM, the Latin American Episcopal Council, gives dioceses practical advice and guidance on how to strengthen their care of creation

CELAM, the Latin American Episcopal Council, has released a letter that gives dioceses important practical advice about how to strengthen their care of creation. As the convening authority for Latin America’s bishops, CELAM’s guidance is valuable and highly trusted.

April 1, 2018

‘Do Not Be Afraid, Follow Me’: On this basis and with this strength, we Christians place our lives and our energy, our intelligence, our affections and our will, at the service of discovering, and above all creating, paths of dignity

Following is the text of the Holy Father’s homily during the Easter Vigil, March 31, 2018, in St. Peter’s Basilica. The Pope also administered the sacraments of Christian initiation to eight new members of the Church from Albania, Italy, Nigeria, Peru, and United States.

April 1, 2018

The power of the grain of wheat, the power of that love which humbles itself and gives itself to the very end, and thus truly renews the world

Pope Francis proclaimed his Easter Blessing “Urbi et Orbi’ – to the City of Rome and the world – at noon on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, from the central loggia of the Vatican Basilica.

March 31, 2018

Pope Francis, the Anti-Strongman

VATICAN CITY — One recent Friday evening, Pope Francis presided over a penitential service at St.