COMMENTARY: The situation remains grave. Pope Francis certainly understands that.
New Diocese of Boké in the West African country of Guinea comes from territory previously under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Conakry. There will be six parishes, 11 diocesan priests, one religious priest, four seminarians, and 12 religious sisters.
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The panelists specifically referenced the situation in Indiana, where the state government took a 15-year-old out of his parents’ custody after the teenager began to identify as transgender.
Branciani, 59, reflected on how her introduction into the community was propelled by a desire to grow her spiritual life, but wound up being subjected to spiritual, psychological, and physical abuse.
The tour also includes relics from the Nativity, such as a piece of the Blessed Mother’s veil, a piece of Christ’s crib, and parts of the bones of the three Wise Men.