As far as the international community is concerned, there is so much hypocrisy and lack of will. Clearly, if there is political will, there will be an end to it – Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, Bishop of Sokoto diocese in Nigeria.
In contrast to the “holiness, solitude and peacefulness” of the French Marian shrine, daily lives are typically drenched with stories and images from social media, newspapers, magazines, television and films.
“She paid a high price and her family and friends suffered an unimaginable loss. Her integrity gives her still today a noble place our recent history.”
Visiting Turin, Pontiff calls for a ‘No’ to an economy of waste which excludes persons who do not produce, ‘No’ to corruption and 'No' to the idolatry of money.
Brendan Butler co-founded the Irish El Salvador Support Committee in 1979. Last year he wrote to Pope Francis asking him to hurry on Monsenor Romero's cause.
Celebrating the restoration of the Dublin church, Archbishop says the parish can begin to set priorities for its pastoral mission in the years to come.
"What is happening today lies in the years of corruption and mismanagement of state resources which consigned our citizens to a life of misery and squalor” - Bishop.