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Sixth Word: “Father, Into Your Hands I Commend My Spirit.”

Editor’s Note: The Seven Last Words, taped at EWTN April 11, will be broadcast on Good Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern, hosted by Father Raymond J. de Souza.

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Seventh Word: “It is Finished.”

Editor’s Note: The Seven Last Words, taped at EWTN April 11, will be broadcast on Good Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern, hosted by Father Raymond J. de Souza.

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First Word: “Father, Forgive Them, For They Know Not What They Do.”

Editor’s Note: The Seven Last Words, taped at EWTN April 11, will be broadcast on Good Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern, hosted by Father Raymond J. de Souza.

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Third Word: “Woman, Behold Your Son. Behold Your Mother.”

Editor’s Note: The Seven Last Words, taped at EWTN April 11, will be broadcast on Good Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern, hosted by Father Raymond J. de Souza.

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Fourth Word: “My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?”

Editor’s Note: The Seven Last Words, taped at EWTN April 11, will be broadcast on Good Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern, hosted by Father Raymond J. de Souza.

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Fifth Word: “I Thirst.”

Editor’s Note: The Seven Last Words, taped at EWTN April 11, will be broadcast on Good Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern, hosted by Father Raymond J. de Souza.

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How Archbishop Gregory and Atlanta Navigated Church Growth

ATLANTA — Shortly after Archbishop Wilton Gregory’s installation in January 2005 as the sixth archbishop of Atlanta, a dispute erupted over whether women should be included in the washing of feet during the Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s...

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Pope Francis: Christ's Glory is Found in Suffering for Love

VATICAN CITY - Jesus' glory is not found in the acclaim or applause of the world, but in the act of suffering and dying out of love – the same love demanded of everyone, Pope Francis said Wednesday. “True glory is the glory of love, because it...

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Pope Benedict’s Essay Is a Summary of His Theological Quest

The recent essay of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, “The Church and the Scandal of Sexual Abuse,” was published in the proximity of his 92nd birthday, which fell on April 16. The essay can be read as a summary of key moments in the long life of...

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Notre Dame’s Burnt Sacrifice: A Reminder God Is With Us

Except among the devout who live Holy Week as a sacred octave, Monday of Holy Week is normally low-key, a day seemingly like any other, when many believers and nonbelievers succumb to the practical atheism of living as if God were absent. Not...