- Jun 1, 2020
Pope Francis said he hoped that an international summit in Berlin would be the first step toward peace in war-torn Libya.
If anyone has read a tabloid, they’ve probably seen the “they’re just like us” section featuring favorite celebrities doing normal things like taking their kids to the park or walking around in jeans and a t-shirt with a Starbucks in hand.
Pope Francis prayed that people all over the world would end 2019 “in peace, peace in their hearts,” and that families would mark New Year’s by “communicating with one another.”
Pope Francis blessed hundreds of figurines of the baby Jesus — ranging from tiny plastic figures to life-sized statues — and encouraged children to make sure they have Nativity scenes at home.
Pope Francis offered prayers for a summit in France that will seek to bring an end to the ongoing war in eastern Ukraine.
Mary, conceived without sin, is a “masterpiece” who reflects “the beauty of God who is all love, grace and self-giving,” Pope Francis said on the feast of the Immaculate Conception.