95-year-old friar walked miles while hearing confessions

A 95-year-old priest named Friar Roberto walked more than three and a half miles while hearing confessions during a recent “Penitential Walk” in Brazil.

The walk that took place Feb. 28 in the northeast Brazilian Archdioceses of Fortaleza and Salvador de Bahia.

More than 200,000 people walked five miles in the Penitential Walk. Many of the participants performed penitential acts along the way, such as walking barefoot and carrying small crosses. Contiue reading


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