Blessed Nunzio Sulprizio will be made a saint today, in line with Pope Francis's desire to canonise a teenage saint during the month-long meeting of the world Synod of Bishops on Young People.
“Prayer led him to peace and trust and to the confidence that the past was in safe hands and the future was also in safe hands. God had turned his wounds into wisdom” – Bishop Martin Drennan.
Church of Ireland archbishop describes Jesuit priest as "a sign of ecumenical respectfulness and a form of spiritual reconciliation in a post-Troubles Ireland".
Desperate attempts by thousands of refugees to cross the Mediterranean is a challenge to ‘Christian’ Europe, which demands a coordinated and compassionate response.