Easter Sunday is the most important day on the Christian calendar. It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Learn more about the sacred holiday’s traditions and meaning.
Good Friday is a solemn day of mourning for Christians. They day observes the betrayal, crucifixion and death of Jesus. It falls on the Friday before Easter.
Mother Teresa was approved for sainthood by the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican announced Friday. Her second miracle for canonization was approved by Pope Francis.
Pope Francis delivered a speech in English to Congress today that included an audience of VP Biden and Speaker of the House Boehner. Watch the full video here.
Americans are awaiting the arrival of the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, to New York and Philadelphia after His Holiness visits Cuba. See the best, funny memes here.
Good Friday is a solemn day for Christians. They day observes the betrayal, crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ. It always falls on the Friday before Easter.
Holy Thursday celebrates the Last Supper, when Jesus had his last meal with his disciples. Learn more about its history and meaning.
Cardinal Edward Egan, the former Archbishop of New York, has died at the age of 82 after going into cardiac arrest in New York City.
Lent is the 40-day period of fasting and doing good works before Jesus’ Resurrection on Easter Sunday. Here is some insight into the season.
The Lenten season begins on Ash Wednesday, and the same fasting rules apply that day as would apply on Fridays in Lent.
Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent, falls on February 18. Heavy spoke to Seminarian John Wachowicz about its origin, meaning and observance.