- Sep 25, 2020
The funeral on Friday in Valtellina, Italy, for Father Roberto Malgesini was a testimony of how he lived: Modest, simple and – just as the family wanted – private.
Pope Francis reminded elderly and ill priests that they need not be afraid of suffering because Christ is always there to help them carry that cross.
A restoration of one of Michelangelo’s sculptures of the Madonna and Christ has uncovered previously unknown details, including the artist’s tool marks, that had been hidden under centuries of dust and wax.
Pope Francis expressed his sorrow after the murder of an Italian priest who was remembered for his care and concern for migrants and refugees.
Without God’s help, it is impossible to bear the tragic loss of a young life, Pope Francis said.
As the United States continues to grapple with racism and protests following the death of George Floyd earlier this summer, Italy is facing its own Black Lives Matter moment following the death of a young migrant over the weekend.