The events of this early Friday morning are tightly packed. In the space of three or four hours, Jesus is sent to Pilate, then to Herod, then back to Pilate, questioned, condemned to die, and led out to be crucified by 9:00 AM. The events begin around 6:00 AM. Early in the morning, the chief priests, elders, scribes, and the whole Sanhedrin devised a plan….
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will confer the ministries of catechist, lector, and acolyte upon lay men and