- Feb 26, 2021
Pope Francis has a classically Latin American passion for the Madonna and for popular devotions to her that express the souls of so many cultures on his home continent.
With Pope Francis as a witness, an image of Our Lady of Lujan that had accompanied soldiers as they fought a war against the United Kingdom over the Falkland Islands in 1982 was returned to its rightful owners today by England’s military bishop. In return, he received a copy of the image.
Thousands of faithful gathered in Argentina’s most famous shrine on Sunday to participate in a Mass and pray that a bill that would legalize abortion on-demand will not be passed.