- Apr 4, 2020
More than once in recent days, Pope Francis has made reference to the “dopo” of the pandemic, using the Italian word for “after.” Friday, the pontiff said the aftermath will face serious issues with poverty, unemployment and hunger.
While world attention has been focused on the growing coronavirus pandemic, millions of people continue to suffer due to human trafficking networks.
ROSARIO, Argentina – As many in the United States and across Europe worry over hoarding toilet paper to face the uncertainties of the coronavirus pandemic, a missionary priest in Africa is worried that most in his community don’t have soap in their homes and no one has running water. “The
While his responsibilities are greater and his prayer list longer, Pope Francis said he’s basically the same person he was before he was elected in 2013, so he still goes to confession every two weeks.
Having gone to Africa as a pilgrim of peace and hope, Pope Francis said he hoped the seeds planted there by his visit would bear abundant fruit for everyone.
During the eight hours Pope Francis spent in Mauritius, a multiethnic island nation in the Indian Ocean, he urged the inhabitants of the country to remember their immigrant roots and to integrate those who are arriving as they were welcomed by their ancestors.