Meeting Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Pope Francis asked God's forgiveness for the failures of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwanda genocide and for the hatred and violence perpetrated by some priests and religious.
By focusing too much on Lent, we can lose sight of Easter’s true meaning. By Patricia M. Robertson
God’s love is present in simple acts of charity and kindness. By Barbara Hughes
Meditation is a way of being with God. By Laurence Freeman, OSB
The lens of mercy helps us to see the season in a fresh way. By Marcellino D’Ambrosio
Though divided by centuries, the two saints are united by their call to missionary discipleship. By Stephen J. Binz
Br. Casey Cole, OFM, offers Lenten insights and inspiration.
Responding to the destruction of some 100 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Feb. 27 deplored the "senseless acts of mass vandalism."
You are in solitude when you meditate—but you are never less alone. By Laurence Freeman, OSB
Lent is a time of reconciliation: God’s reconciliation with a wounded world.