The mission of Viatores Christi is to work in solidarity with partner organisations to improve the lives of local people by improving access to basic services.
Any money raised will go to the parish to pay the builders whose wages were stolen from Fr Desmond and any surplus will be spent on improving school facilities.
This is the Pope’s fourth visit to South America since becoming Pontiff. Previously, he has made visits to Brazil, Equador, Bolivia, Paraguay and Colombia.
"Our true success is reflected in the lives that are changed for the better in places that face extraordinary challenges, such as South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, and parts of Kenya and India. It is inspiring to see a life transformed due the active care and belief of a missionary.”
Martina Purdy and former family lawyer Elaine Kelly embark on the next stage of their journey into religious life, as Adoration Sisters welcome new postulant.
"It is morally imperative that people act" Pope Francis tells 20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima.