Press Release, 10/04/2020
“Light a candle on Easter Eve”:
European Bishops call faithful to give a sign of hope
“I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12)
In view of the upcoming Easter Sunday celebrations, H. Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ and H. Em. Card. Angelo Bagnasco, respectively Presidents of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and of the Council of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (CCEE), invite all Catholics to spread a message of hope by lighting a candle at their window on Easter eve.