The Holy Father went into mafia-controlled Calabria to say adoring Jesus in the Eucharist is key to fighting evil and injustice.
The Holy Father said, 'Every time that we participate in holy Mass and we are nourished by the body of Christ, the presence of Jesus and of the Holy Spirit acts in us, shaping our hearts, communicating interior attitudes to us that translate into behaviors according to the Gospel.'
The Holy Father encouraged new clergy to follow the Good Shepherd on Sunday, May 11.
Lady Margaret Scotford Archer is the new president of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.
The Italian daily newspaper La Stampa published excerpts of a letter from the pope emeritus, who called speculation over his abdication ‘absurd.’
The new body, composed of eight cardinal and seven lay business experts, will have authority over all economic activities within the Holy See and the Vatican city state.