Bishop Munilla stressed that “there is an understandable concern in the People of God,” noting that as the synod in Germany plays out, there has been “a palpable lack of unity regarding the faith of the Catholic Church.”
The uprising — the largest single Jewish revolt of World War II — was launched 78 years ago when Nazi Germans tried to transport the population of the Warsaw Ghetto to the Majdanek and Treblinka death camps.
Leading Catholics in praying a “Hail Mary” for the country and its people, Pope Francis appealed for a decrease in tensions, and for an increase in mutual trust, reconciliation, and peace.
Saturday, April 24, marks the 106th anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian genocide in 2015.
The Franciscan sister is now partnering with Vatican News to help bring the pope’s words to deaf people around the world in both Italian Sign Language (LIS) and American Sign Language (ASL).
Four of the invited speakers will discuss the possibility of extraterrestrial life from their respective fields of study - astrophysics, astrochemistry, evolutionary biology, and Catholic theology.