- May 6, 2021
“A person who closes his arms is not a Christian,” said Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of Washington, D.C., addressing Salvadoran immigrants. “A person who closes doors cannot be a Christian. A person who is indifferent to the tragedies of the world is not a Christian.”
Living out the works of mercy is a matter of encountering Christ in others and sharing his love and truth with them, especially with those who are suffering or spiritually lost, two speakers said at the recent Kraków in the Capital stateside celebration of World Youth Day in Washington, D.C.
A cub Catholic reporter started work on 9/11, and both disturbed by the violence and moved by those who risked their lives to save others, she began a journey that culminated Aug. 6 in taking her vows as a member of the Sisters of Life.
On July 30, an all-day youth festival at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., will bring a taste of World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, to the capital, with catechesis talks, prayers in different languages, Stations of the Cross, a Vigil Mass, a concert, and even pierogies and kielbasa.