Thursday, August 22, 2019060
By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY -- Rejecting violence, promoting interreligious harmony, caring for the environment and stamping out government corruption are expected to be high on the agenda Sept. 4-10 when Pope Francis visits Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius.
"The pope's very presence will be his...
Tuesday, December 1, 20150323Pope Francis came as a pilgrim where Jesus had come as a refugee. Joseph and Mary fled to Africa to seek refuge from Herod’s slaughter of the children of Bethlehem. (Matthew 2:13-17) Pope Francis came “as a pilgrim of peace and an apostle of hope.”