Warns against the “atomistic, individualistic and deracinated existence” which has become increasingly prevalent in many parts of the Western world.
"The Golden Rule also reminds us of our responsibility to protect and defend human life at every stage of its development.”
Derry-born Margaret Keys will sing for the Pontiff next week as he makes his first visit to the USA.
Pontiff calls for responsible parenthood saying, "Some think that ... in order to be good Catholics we have to be like rabbits. No."
Religious Freedom Report notes that last year “the world witnessed the largest displacement of religious communities in recent memory”.