This Pope smiles, but does not speak!

A smiling lifelike mural of Pope Francis in Midtown Manhattan catches the attention of tourists and New Yorkers. The 225-foot tall hand-painted billboard welcomes the Pope, who is expected to be there in New York on September 24-26. The welcoming message is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and 34th Street, near Madison Square […]

America can’t wait anymore!

Pope’s visit to the United States has been hot news ever since it was announced. Almost every day, something related turns up. Expectations are literally mounting as the day approaches. Some hopes that the Pope’s words will provide a shot in the arm of their work on public policy issues. Migration issue is one thing […]

Junipero Serra to be canonized in his own mother tongue

Junipero Serra to be canonized in his own mother tongue

Pope Francis, the Argentine, is planning to canonize a Spaniard in his native language. The Archdiocese of Washington announced that canonization mass of Junipero Serra on September 23 is to be celebrated by Pope will be in Spanish language. “Pope’s act is of importance while he is canonizing a Spanish speaker. The mass in Spanish […]

In Cuba, Pope Francis will be a ‘negotiator’

Cuban people are looking forth for the arrival of Pope Francis with hope. He is visiting Cuba at a time when their relationship with America is not going smooth. “It is not easy to live at odds with your next door neighbor”, Bishop Wilfred Pino Estevez of Guantanamo-Baracoa wrote in his September 1 pastoral letter […]

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