Click here to link to the pope's letter and Bishop Barres' response.
"Consequently, the church teaches, in the light of the Gospel, that the death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person."
It's from your roots that you will get the strength to continue.
Messages coincide with United Nations days of awareness.
'To have a more tranquil life, an innocent is done away with."
It worries me that they communicate and live in a virtual world.
Christians should ask themselves if they have hearts open to being surprised by God; if they feel a need to rush to share with others the good news.
Pope Francis signed decrees for the causes of 13 men and women -- among them a pope, an archbishop, two young laywomen and a number of priests and nuns.