- May 10, 2021
Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon, in Myanmar, has asked that as tensions national rise and the death count grows amid the country’s military coup, protesters reaffirm their commitment to non-violence.
Iraqi youth Safa Al Alqoshy, who met Pope Francis while in Rome in 2018 for the Synod of Bishops on young people, is now excited to welcome the pope to his home country.
The upcoming “Economy of Francis” event will showcase Pope Francis’s vision for a more just and equitable society, featuring not only the pontiff himself, but several experts who back the pope’s vision for a new global economic model prioritizing the poor and the planet.
On Monday the Vatican launched a social media campaign urging young people to heed a recent appeal from Pope Francis to reach out to elderly in their area who are isolated because of the coronavirus.
One long-time exorcist has sounded the alarm over an uptick in what he said is an aggressive increase in Satanism among young people, which he insists is due in part to the rapid growth of cultural secularism and a lack of strong role models.
A group of international exorcists has raised the alarm about a new children’s book teaching kids how to interact with and summon demons, saying the publication is not only a spiritual threat, but is a disguised attempt to lure young people into satanism.
Africa’s top prelate has hit back against the notion that clerical sexual abuse is a purely western problem, saying it happens on his home turf too, though he also pressed for Pope Francis’s newly minted reporting mechanism to be broadened to cover local issues.
Visiting a violence-plagued African nation, Pope Francis Thursday was greeted by young people chanting “reconciliation.”