Christians Celebrate Easter

Christians all over the world are celebrating Easter as the Sunday anniversary of Jesus Christ being resurrected from the dead.

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Pope Francis: ‘To Ignore the Poor Is to Scorn God!’

In his weekly General Audience Wednesday, Pope Francis had hard words for those who go through life “pretending not to see” the poor, declaring that those who disregard the poor show disdain for God at the same time.

Pope Francis during a meeting with priests, religious men and women and seminarians at Don Bosco school in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on July 9, 2015.

Pope Francis: Jesus ‘Rocks Our World’

In his weekly Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis said that Jesus’ words are sometimes hard to accept, that they “rock our world” and challenge our secular mentality, because he doesn’t offer immediate success but a longer road to true happiness.

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