Yes, yes, yes!
Pope Francis challenged Latin America’s youth to take up his environmental protection campaign, saying the defence of God’s creation isn’t just a recommendation but a requirement. The appeal, delivered at Quito’s Catholic University, is particularly relevant for Ecuador, a Pacific nation that is home to one of the world’s most species-diverse ecosystems in the Galapagos […]
Pope Francis addressed families in St. Peter Square at the Vatican last Saturday. There’s a video of the event, but it is four hours long. One of the highlights was a little boy who became attached to the pope, and came to stand beside him on stage. When some cardinals tried to remove him, the pontiff […]
Pope Francis has a new car. Or, rather, a new-to-him car. Renzo Zocca, an Italian parish priest, offered his 1984 Renault with 186,000 miles, to the Pope: In response, the priest received a papal call on his cell phone at the beginning of August and they spent a half hour talking about the priest’s work. Zocca […]
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On Sunday, Pope Francis announced that the 7th September would be a day of fasting and prayer for Syria, a nation embroiled in a horrific civil war that has left hundreds of thousands dead. Instead of his typical religious-themed sermon or Bible lesson, during his weekly message the Pope talked almost entirely about the conflict in the […]
I love this quote and image from Pope Francis:
Argentinian striker Lionel Messi says Pope Francis is something for his countrymen and women to be proud of and looks forward to some day meeting him.