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Pope Francis emphasized that, by virtue of their baptism, disabled people are called to missionary discipleship just as much as every other baptized person.
At the end of his general audience, Pope Francis marked the 40th anniversary of the death of four missionary women, including two Maryknoll sisters and one Ursuline nun, who were raped and killed in El Salvador by paramilitaries during the civil war.
Ivereigh told the Register that while he took an active role in crafting Let Us Dream, the Holy Father was ‘wholly’ responsible for the book’s content.
The cardinals who participated in the consistory in St. Peter’s Basilica all wore face masks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In the message released Nov. 26, Pope Francis described a positive attitude in which believers are immersed in society yet live their baptism in the light of a future life with God.
In their letter to Pope Francis, the Argentine women, who come from three shanty towns in Buenos Aires, said that the introduction of the bill “once again puts us on the alarm about the future of our families.”
Speaking off the cuff, Pope Francis said it pained him when he encountered communities that neglected the four authentic hallmarks of the Church.
Venerable Fr. Mario Ciceri knew his vocation from a very young age and died after an accident at just 44 years old while Servant of God Fr. Alfonso Ugolini was ordained after a lifetime dedicated to helping the poor and disaffected of his district, and lived to be 91 years old.
Argentina, which has a population of 44 million, has recorded more than 1,374,000 cases of COVID-19 and over 37,000 deaths as of Nov. 24.