Pope Francis has warned that we must be careful not to let the pandemic lead us to indifference toward our fellow human beings.
Their heads encased in bandages covering the wounds where they had been conjoined, 2-year-old twins named Ervina and Prefina were baptized by Pope Francis in the chapel of his residence.
Pope Francis: “Last Tuesday’s catastrophe calls everyone, beginning with the Lebanese people, to work together for the common good of this beloved country.”
"May the prophetic voices" of the survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki "continue to serve as a warning to us and for coming generations," Pope Francis said in a written message to Hidehiko Yuzaki, governor of the Hiroshima prefecture.
Even at the height of Italy's strict COVID-19 lockdown this spring, migrants arrived. The government said 241 newcomers came in March and 671 arrived in April.
These appointments are a further indication of the pope’s determination to give more responsibility to women in the Vatican in positions that do not require ordination.