Posts Tagged ‘Easter Sunday’

Pope condemns ‘rejection’ of migrants in Easter message Comments 0

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Pope Francis condemned the “rejection” of migrants during his traditional Easter message in the Vatican. “All too often, these brothers and sisters of ours meet along the way with death or, in any event, rejection by those who could offer them welcome and assistance,” said the pontiff on Easter Sunday. Pope Francis urge people to Read more

Caritas goes to Parliament to oppose Easter trading change Comments 0

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Caritas representatives appearing before Parliament’s Commerce Committee on Thursday argued against proposed changes to Easter Sunday trading. A proposed law change – the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill – would let local councils pass bylaws allowing shops in their area to open on Easter Sunday. Caritas’s Lisa Beech said Easter Sunday trading would affect community Read more

Pope Benedict: Light shines through darkness Comments 0

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Holding a tall lit candle, Pope Benedict introduced light to a pitch-black and packed Vatican Square, Easter Saturday night. Picking up from the darkened surrounds, the Pontiff wove his homily around the theme of darkness and light. “Life is stronger than death. Good is stronger than evil. Love is stronger than hate. Truth is stronger Read more