World Communications Day, established by Pope Paul VI in 1967, will be celebrated this year on Sunday, May 29.
The Vatican announced the money would also help Caritas Poland, the country’s biggest charitable organization, “to address the migratory emergency on the border between the two countries."
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity dates back to the 19th century when Pope Leo XIII encouraged the practice of a Prayer Octave for Unity.
In an audience with the religious order founded by Saint Cajetan, the Pope underlined that “reform must begin with oneself.”
“Let us remember, in this regard, that synodality is not a simple discussion. It is not an ‘adjective.’ Never ‘adjectivize’ the substantiality of life.”
“Let us take a moment of silence, remembering these men, these women, who are desperate because they cannot find work.”
According to ‘La Stampa,’ Pope Francis went to the newly renovated shop to bless it. He also received a disc of classical music.
Pope Francis Reminds Faithful to Pray Since Jesus Prayed at His Baptism; Appeals for End to Violence in Kazakhstan
Speaking after reciting the Angelus on Jan. 9, he prayed for peace following unprecedented unrest in the Central Asian country.