Both prayers and economic assistance, Pope Francis stressed, are needed to ameliorate the ongoing humanitarian catastrophes in Syria, Yemen and Lebanon.
At the Church of the Gesú in Rome, Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J., ordained 18 deacons and two priests who have been studying in Rome.
This week on Inside the Vatican, the hosts discuss Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's surprise visit to his brother in Germany.
During his last morning in Regensburg, the 93-year-old retired pope visited his brother, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, one last time.
“You have been one of the pillars of the whole country,” the pope said in his first public audience since lockdown.