Of Beards and Bubonic Plague: German Village Prays for a (2nd) Miracle

Posted On: April 28, 2020

The historic decennial performance of the Oberammergau Passion Play has been postponed for at least two years. The entire village’s elaborate preparations and the history of the play’s origins in 1633 as the bubonic plague swept Europe are highlighted in this article. Read it at the New York Times.

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A Somber Easter in Jerusalem

Posted On: April 10, 2020

Deserted roads and shuttered businesses mark an Easter in Jerusalem overshadowed by coronavirus. Authorities have closed all cultural sites in the city in an effort to prevent the spread of deadly respiratory disease. Read the article by AFP at MSN.com

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Pope’s Palm Sunday Mass

Posted On: April 5, 2020

VIDEO: St. Peter’s Basilica-Celebration of Palm Sunday and of the Passion of the Lord-Recitation of the Angelus prayer

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Good Friday collection will aid Christians in Middle East

Posted On: November 17, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 12, 2018 / 10:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Vatican’s annual Good Friday Collection approaches, the head of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches has encouraged people to take pilgrimages to the Holy Land, in addition to supporting the local Christian communities through prayer and monetary assistance. “All of us […]

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