- Apr 7, 2020
Jesus chose to reveal his divine majesty not through miracles or wondrous deeds but on the cross where God’s love for humanity was manifested, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis put the spotlight on people profiteering during the pandemic and taking advantage of people in need.
The Vatican said Wednesday that Pope Francis has created a new commission of experts to examine whether women can be deacons, an ordained role in the Catholic Church currently reserved for men.
Vatican officials should “participate in the pain that so many families feel these days,” according to one of Pope Francis’s chief aides.
Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, the papal almoner, has asked Vatican cardinals, archbishops and other top officials to make a monetary Easter offering to assist people suffering during the coronavirus pandemic.
Local churches and individuals must do more to help and to protect the elderly from loneliness and infection during the coronavirus pandemic, a Vatican office said.