We Christians believe and know that Christ’s resurrection is the true hope of the world, the hope that does not disappoint.
The stamp, which is designed by the artist Daniela Longo, marks the pope emeritus’ milestone birthday, which coincided with Easter Sunday.
“It holds the bread that we believe has been transformed into the body of Christ. That is what we believe and that is why this act of desecration is so distressing” – Bishop Francis Duffy.
The Easter message speaks especially to those seeking to escape from persecution and poverty.
“We are happy to consult with the organisers of the commemoration on this matter” Church of Ireland Primate says in new statement.
“This year’s Trócaire box is a recognition of ordinary people who are doing extraordinary things in the pursuit of justice and a fairer world.”
Special ceremony to take place at religious services on Easter Sunday throughout County Mayo.
New app is suitable for mobile phones, tablets and other electronic devices and is simple to use for active mobile phone users.