National / International News

National / International News

God is greater than our sins, pope says at general audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The power of God's forgiveness "is greater than our sins," Pope Francis said.

Pope asks Pakistan government to ensure safety of Christians

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis appealed to the government of Pakistan to take steps to ensure the safety of the country's Christians and other minorities the day after a terrorist bombing killed at least 70 people and injured more than 300 who were spending Easter afternoon in a public park.

Horrific Easter bombing seen as a crossroad for Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (CNA/EWTN News) — Religious freedom advocates have condemned the Easter Sunday bombing in Pakistan that killed more than 70, while insisting upon reform within the country to prevent future such attacks.