Deacon-structing: Meeting the Pope changes a Life
Pope Francis greets victims of violence outside the Vatican nunciature in Bogota, Colombia, Sept. 8. (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano)
Some of the most moving encounters that the Holy Father had in Colombia went mostly under-reported. Some of these took place each evening at the Apostolic Nunciature in Bogotá, where was staying.
At the gathering with Priests, Seminarians, Men and Women Religious and their Families in Medellin yesterday, Pope Francis mentioned one of these encounters. He spoke about a young girl, Lina María, with special needs he had met the night before. In her message to the pope she spoke about the importance of