In a video message published on July 2, the Pope urged the Congolese and South Sudanese people to place their hope in God.
The world’s richest man said that he met with the Holy Father this week.
The circumstances surrounding the property’s purchase are the focus of an ongoing trial in the Vatican courts.
Cardinals Burke, Pell, Kasper, Müller and Czerny welcome last week’s landmark decision and discuss its implications.
COMMENTARY: CDF prefect Cardinal Luis Ladaria has been admirable, yet he has had to do quite a bit of shrugging in response to the actions of his brethren from the Society of Jesus.
The video shows images of an elderly man and woman baking a cake together, which they then share with their grandchildren.
The Holy Father experienced a medical flare-up.
Pope Francis also noted that Christians are obliged to exercise charity toward Christ present in the poor, wounded, and displaced.
Since 1964, as many as 260,000 people have been killed and millions displaced in Colombia’s civil war.