Tag: Suffering

Where is God?

Where is God?

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Where is God? It is an ancient question. Ever since Adam and Eve, as the result of original sin, our world beats with a mortally flawed heart. There is that ever-present reality of sin, sickness, suffering and death.

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Pope joins interreligious prayer, begging God to end pandemic

Pope joins interreligious prayer, begging God to end pandemic

| Cindy Wooden | May 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

At a time of global “tragedy and suffering” because of the coronavirus, and in view of the long-term impact it will have, believers of every religion should beg mercy from the one God and father of all, Pope Francis said.

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From readers – April 23, 2020

From readers – April 23, 2020

| April 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

What ‘love’ means
Unite sufferings to Christ
Clergy and partisan politics

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Priest offers suffering from brain tumor for victims of clergy sex abuse

Priest offers suffering from brain tumor for victims of clergy sex abuse

| Sean Gallagher | March 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Father John Hollowell cried as he sat in the confessional of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Greencastle.

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Closeness is God’s answer to suffering, pope says

Closeness is God’s answer to suffering, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

In hopeless situations of pain and suffering, God never abandons his children but rather remains close to them, Pope Francis said.

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Don’t be afraid to ask for things from God in prayer, pope says

Don’t be afraid to ask for things from God in prayer, pope says

| Carol Glatz | December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

No one should be afraid to turn to God with prayer, especially in times of great doubt, suffering and need, Pope Francis said.

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How can we avoid a ‘greenhouse faith’?

How can we avoid a ‘greenhouse faith’?

| Father Michael Schmitz | May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Q. It used to be easy to believe in Jesus when I was younger, but with all the suffering in the world and in my life, I just don’t know. Why is it harder for me now than when I was younger?

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Even amid suffering, love highlights value of every life, pope says

Even amid suffering, love highlights value of every life, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Love is a miraculous force that helps the parents of sick children focus on the beauty of their children’s lives and keeps the flame of hope for a cure alive, Pope Francis told an Italian couple and a group of their supporters.

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From readers – February 8, 2018

From readers – February 8, 2018

| February 8, 2018 | 6 Comments

Out of proportion
Identifying local Church’s suffering

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Pope prays for world’s suffering children on Christmas

Pope prays for world’s suffering children on Christmas

| Cindy Wooden | December 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Those who recognize the Lord in the baby Jesus in the manger also should recognize his presence in children suffering today because of war, poverty and immigration, Pope Francis said.

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True love involves some suffering

True love involves some suffering

| Deacon Matthew Quail | August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

I once had a priest tell me, “If you want good friends, you first have to be a good friend.” Since I heard this, I have tried to be a good friend when my friends call on me. That has included staying up late with friends who are going through a difficult time, dropping everything I’m doing to pick up someone who went walking and then got caught in the rain, and being vulnerable and asking for forgiveness when I have done something to offend a friend.

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Pope tells very ill kids ‘no easy answers’ to questions on suffering

Pope tells very ill kids ‘no easy answers’ to questions on suffering

| Jonathan Luxmoore | July 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

Questions about suffering have “no easy answers,” Pope Francis said in a visit to Children’s University Hospital.

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