'Invest in love,' Pope says on first World Day of the Poor

Posted November 20, 2017 4:11 pm by Editor

'Invest in love,' Pope says on first World Day of the Poor

VATICAN CITY – People have a basic choice in the way they live: either striving to build up treasures on earth or giving to others in order to gain heaven, Pope Francis said.”What we invest in love remains, the rest vanishes,” the pope said in his homily Nov. 19, the first World Day of the Poor.Between 6,000 and 7,000 poor people attended the Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica as special guests, the Vatican said. While almost all of them live in Europe, they include migrants and refugees from all over the world.Among the altar servers were young men who are

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