- Sep 29, 2020
Going on vacation or visiting new places should include more than just looking at all the attractions, Pope Francis said.
“Where people’s lives are concerned, it seems easier to post signs and labels that petrify and stigmatize not only people’s past, but also their present and future,” Pope Francis told a group of young inmates in Panama Friday.
Despite its mammoth size, a World Youth Day isn’t that expensive and generally makes far more for its host than it costs.
“We are different in so many ways! But none of it has stopped us from meeting one another and rejoicing to be together,” Francis told youth from around the world on Thursday.
Established in 2012, a university program offers comprehensive support specifically to students who were once in the foster care system and those at risk for homelessness.
Keynote speakers at an annual Rekindle event for teens in the Diocese of Sioux City emphasized God’s love to those in attendance, something that seems to be lost on today’s young people.