Pope Prays for Persons Suffering in European Heat Wave
Pope Francis on June 30, 2019, prayed for those suffering in Europe’s record heat – and added his hope that workers will get some rest during the summer.
His remarks came after praying the noonday Angelus with the crowd in St. Peter’s Square. Despite high heat and humidity, thousands of pilgrims from around the world gathered in the square to see the Holy Father, many of them using umbrellas to shield them from the sun.
“On this last day of June, I hope all workers will be able to have a period of rest during the summer, which is good for them