Posts Tagged ‘Pope Francis in Slovakia’

Faith involves identifying with suffering

Monday, September 20th, 2021
Faith involves identifying with suffering

On his last day in Slovakia Pope Francis told 60,000 mostly masked faithful that faith involves identifying with suffering. He encouraged Slovak Catholics to open their hearts to “a faith that becomes compassion” that “identifies with those who are hurting, suffering and forced to bear heavy crosses.” It is “a faith that does not remain Read more

Only the fully vaccinated can meet Pope Francis in Slovakia, says health minister

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Slovakia’s health minister announced on Tuesday that only those who are fully vaccinated will be permitted to participate in events when Pope Francis visits in September. The pope will visit four cities in Slovakia on Sept. 12-15, after travelling to Budapest in neighbouring Hungary to celebrate the closing Mass of the International Eucharistic Congress. According Read more