Families are trying to stay alive in dark, ill-equipped shelters in Eastern Ghouta. The shelters are not supplied with enough water or food, and children have not seen sunshine for weeks.
We are privileged to live in a society and a world that values education. Let us in this month of October, support through our prayer and fund-raising the parts of our world where children so badly need the opportunity education offers.
Continuing in the way of your spiritual tradition, identify with courage new possibilities and occasions to witness your charism in the present of the Church and of society, Pope Francis tells Trappist monks and nuns