Palm Sunday homily


Pope Francis delivered the homily at Mass on Palm Sunday in St. Peter’s Square.  Today’s celebration can be said to be bittersweet.  It is joyful and sorrowful at the same time.  We celebrate the Lord’s entrance into Jerusalem to the cries of his disciples who acclaim him as king.  Yet we also solemnly proclaim the […]

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Holy Week with Pope Francis

20/03/2016 Saint Peter's Square. Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. At the end of the Palm procession Pope Francis blesses palms and olive branches in front of the Obelisk. Photo Grzegorz Galazka.

The Liturgical Celebrations of Holy Week Unfolded with No Violent Incidents Despite Fears following the March 22 Terrorist Bombings in Brussels  Pope Francis in his Palm Sunday 2016 homily lamented what he termed a lack of concern for the many Middle Eastern and African refugees flooding into Europe, making a comparison to the Roman authorities […]

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