The White House on Monday made statements in favor of legal abortion and the Equality Act.
According to a statement from the Turkish president’s office, President Erdogan told Pope Francis “that Palestinians would continue to be subjected to massacre as long as the international community did not punish Israel, which is committing humanitarian crimes with sanctions.”
Pope Francis appealed for calm in the region, urging local leaders and the international community to help secure peace.
Pope Francis, who became the first pope to visit the Southeast Asian country in November 2017, offered the live-streamed Mass at the Altar of the Cathedra, beneath the amber stained-glass window depicting the Holy Spirit as a dove.
Personal invitation, a strong sense of community and intentional discipleship seen as key in parishes that have brought people back to Sunday Mass.