Pope urges respect for life on the Feast of Mary, Mother of God

Posted January 1, 2018 3:59 pm by Editor

Pope urges respect for life on the Feast of Mary, Mother of God

VATICAN – Pope Francis began the New Year praying the world would demonstrate a marked increase in solidarity and welcome for migrants and refugees.”Let’s not extinguish the hope in their hearts; let’s not suffocate their hopes for peace,” the Pope said Jan. 1 before reciting the Angelus with a crowd gathered in St. Peter’s Square.For the New Year’s celebration of World Peace Day and the feast of Mary, Mother of God, Pope Francis had chosen to focus on migrants and refugees and their yearning for peace.”For this peace, which is the right of all, many of them are willing to

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