In the spotlight: Easter triduum, U.S. Capitol violence, Iceland volcano
In the spotlight: U.S. Capitol memorial, World Day for Consecrated Life, Minnesota ice fishing
Spotlighted this week: Indonesia earthquake, National Guard at the U.S. Capitol, and the Great Blessing of Water.
For the first time since 1974, when it first began, the message of the national March for Life to participants is: Stay home.
“It’s time for our faith to drive our politics, instead of the other way around.”
Spotlighted this week: U.S. Capitol rioting, COVID-19 vaccinations and the feast of the Epiphany.
Pope Francis offered prayers for the people of the United States “shaken by the recent siege on Congress” and prayed for the five people who lost their lives “in those dramatic moments” when protesters stormed the Capitol Jan. 6.
A historian at The Catholic University of America said what happened at the Capitol inflicted historic wounds to the mystique and aura of American democracy and stability around the world.