- Apr 7, 2020
Gaston Vigo, a young lay Catholic man in his 30s, launched ‘Akamasoa Argentina, Mas Humanidad’ to fight poverty in Pope Francis’s homeland.
In northern Italy’s city of Bergamo, the birthplace of St. John XXIII, six Catholic priests have died during the past week from the coronavirus and, as of Sunday, over 20 priests were hospitalized.
Several Latin American countries continue to grapple with the ripple effects of social revolts and violence, leading the local bishops to speak up, and even form unusual alliances.
ROME—Beginning the 40-day season of Lent, Pope Francis on Wednesday said this is a time to remember the lives “reduced to ashes” through war and indifference. He also said that this is not a time for “useless sermons” but to recognize that, although nothing but dust, we are “loved by
Pope Francis welcomed the president of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez on Friday. The meeting was highly anticipated in the South American country, as it could lead to the pontiff’s first visit to his homeland since he left in 2013 for the conclave that elected him pope.
After spending Wednesday afternoon participating in the first Vatican-sponsored International Congress for the Pastoral Ministry to the Elderly in Rome, a group of 45 “pilgrims” from Spain has a message to the organizers: “It’s not about what the Church can do for us, but about what we can do for the Church.”