by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Sep 2, 2020 / 04:50 am MT (CNA).- In his first Wednesday audience with pilgrims since Italy’s lockdown, Pope Francis called for solidarity to reawaken unity and bring God’s love to a suffering world. “In the midst of crises and storms, the Lord challenges us
by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Jul 22, 2020 / 08:30 am MT (CNA).- A Spanish teenager with an intellectual disability received an encouraging letter from Pope Francis after walking the Camino de Santiago this month. Álvaro Calvente, 15, walked the traditional pilgrimage route with his father and a family friend.
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service Pope Francis commissioned some 3 million young people to join forces and form what could be called Missionaries Without Borders. “Where does Jesus send us?” he asked World Youth Day pilgrims July 28. “There are no borders, no limits: He sends us to everyone.”