In his message for the 27th World Day of the Sick, Pope Francis urges believers to promote a culture of generosity, noting that the joy of generous giving is a barometer of the health of a Christian.
The Church has always been committed to helping those in need, while the Holy See itself has in recent years promoted various projects aimed at assisting the most vulnerable, projects that have also been supported by different actors on the international level.
Some 15,000 young people are being hosted by 170 parishes in Madrid, Spain, from December 28 to January 1, for the 41st European Youth Meeting, organized by the Ecumenical Community of Taizé.
In the morning of Saturday 6th October, His Holiness Pope Francis received in a private audience H.E. Msgr. Claudio Gugerotti, Titular Archbishop of Ravello, Apostolic Nuncio in Ukraine.
At the invitation of the Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski and Congregation of the Sisters Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary (SCTJM) from 8 to 10 June, Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki took part in the Third International Congress in honor of the Heart of Jesus and Mary entitled "Be not afraid to be the saints and apostles of the third millennium ".