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Archbishop, priests commemorate Jesus’ service on Holy Thursday as sacred Triduum begins

Mass of the Lord’s Supper observes Jesus’ command to ‘love one another,’ Fr. Gonyeau says DETROIT — As priests of the Archdiocese of Detroit knelt down to wash the feet of their parishioners on Holy Thursday night, the Church in Detroit commemorated the start of Jesus’ passion in the same way the savior himself did:…


Make persecution ‘difficult for others to ignore,’ cardinal says

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — With religious persecution against Christians on the rise worldwide, it is important for other Christians to stand in solidarity with them, said Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington. Christians in the United States and elsewhere must raise their voices on behalf of “the millions who are suffering,”…

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