10.9
To Welcome a Migrant is to Welcome God Himself, Pope Says

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Syrian refugees

Pope Francis urges us to welcome migrants and refugees as brothers and sisters, despite the difficulties. Remember the Golden Rule (Matt. 7:12). Jesus teaches that whoever welcomes a child in His name, welcomes Him (Matt. 18:5). More from Catholic News Service here: To Welcome a Migrant is to Welcome God Himself, Pope Says

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7.29
The Anchor: African refugees look to a priest as their savior

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Fr. Zerai

Fr. Zerai, an Eritrean-born Roman Catholic priest, ministers to and helps save African immigrants risking their lives to reach Europe. Read his story in The New Yorker here: The Anchor: African refugees look to an exiled priest as their savior. Photos after the jump:

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2.18
Pope Francis’ In-Flight Interview: Zika, Our Lady, Donald Trump & More

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Pope Francis

Read Pope Francis’ comments on the Zika virus and the difference between abortion (which is never permissible, except perhaps, in rare instances of double effect) and contraception, which he signaled openness to, after the jump. Also a link to the entire in-flight interview.

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