INTERNATIONAL Pope Francis: Live a life of poverty that is filled with prayer and patience
Pope Francis greets Sister Carmen Ros Nortes, a member of the Sisters of Our Lady of Consolation and under-secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. Looking on is Archbishop Jose Rodriguez Carballo, secretary of the congregation. Photo: CNS/Vatican Media.
By Carol Glatz
Pope Francis told some 700 consecrated men and women in the Vatican’s Paul VI audience hall on 4 May that “if you pray, if you are poor, if you are patient, rest assured that you will be fruitful”.
He explained that the only way to understand and choose what is right in a world