Ads bring Church’s message to mainstream NY radio

New York City, N.Y., Apr 21, 2014 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Lay Catholics on the East Coast have teamed up with a prominent cardinal to create ads for secular radio proclaiming the Church’s message to an audience who may not otherwise hear it. “This is an incredible opportunity to have listeners on a secular news radio media hear a message that gives very tangible examples of the good in the Catholic Church – what it has been doing, what it is doing, and what it will … [Read more...]

Share gospel joyfully for Easter, Singaporean bishop encourages

Singapore, Apr 21, 2014 / 03:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Easter message to his flock, the Archbishop of Singapore urged them to proclaim the gospel “with joy and with passion.” “In our celebration of Easter, we are reminded once again that through the Paschal mystery, (Christ's) death and resurrection has given us a certain hope of new life,” wrote Archbishop William Goh Seng Chye. “Despair is overcome by hope; hatred is overcome by love; injustice by … [Read more...]

Spread ‘joyous wonder’ of Easter, Pope tells Christians

Vatican City, Apr 21, 2014 / 11:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Monday exhorted the Christian faithful to spread the joy of Easter to others. “Happy Easter!” he said. “Christ is Risen! He is truly risen.” The Pope addressed thousands of faithful gathered in Saint Peter’s Square for the Regina Coeli April 21. “Let the joyous wonder of Easter Sunday radiate through our thoughts, looks, attitudes, gestures and words,” he said, according to … [Read more...]

Cardinal McCarrick visits Central African Republic, promotes peace

Washington D.C., Apr 21, 2014 / 09:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite the violence currently plaguing the Central African Republic, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick believes the country can recover if it abandons vengeance and focuses on a shared sense of humanity. “It is a rich country in its natural resources and its human resources, which is why it's a shame that they have had to suffer so,” the archbishop emeritus of Washington, D.C., told CNA on April 15, after returning from a … [Read more...]