Tag: Jesus

Jerusalem’s Sepulchre church tells visitors to keep distance due to coronavirus

Church leaders at the ancient holy site in Jerusalem's walled Old City called on visitors to "avoid any act of devotion that might include physical contact such as touching and kissing the stones, touching icons, vestments and the personnel."

Sustain each other within the family – just as Jesus, Mary...

The Pope prayed that the family be a model so that parents and children

Be missionaries among your flock – Bishop Grech

Bishop Mario Grech promoted a female presence in the lives of the clergy  - that of Our Lady. In what may be termed as...

We should try to understand those who have abortions – Bishop...

The Bishop of Gozo Mario Grech said that society should try to understand what leads a mother to have an abortion.He posed the question...

‘We need to renew our amazement’ – Pope Francis

The Pope’s New Year homily has focused on the importance of renewing our amazement and of a mother’s gaze guiding people to a better...

1,500 year-old portrait of Jesus found in Israel

A portrait dating back 1,500 years depicting a young Jesus was found in the ruins of a Byzantine church in the Negev Desert in...

Mary in Blue; Jesus in Red; Why so symbolic?

In artistic depictions of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary, both characters are depicted in distinct colours. Jesus is regularly shown wearing Red robes,...