Why he rose: Our Easter opportunity in 2021

Vol. 6 | No. 7 | April 9, 2021

Nineteenth-century sculptor Philippe Lemaire’s relief sculpture of the risen Christ on the exterior of St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia. For this year’s special Easter issue, on Page 10 Kathryn Lopez offers a meditation on where Easter finds Catholics after a long year of fear. On Page 26, Greg Erlandson reflects on the recent shootings in Georgia and the scandal of God’s forgiveness for the worst of sinners. And on Page 28, Angelus talks to Catholic filmmaker Roma Downey about her perfectly timed new film, “Resurrection.”

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