Life is a pilgrimage. While away on pilgrimage we can forget at times that the world keeps turning.
OSWIECIM, Poland (CNS) — Sitting with head bowed and eyes closed, Pope Francis paid silent tribute to the victims of one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century.
Drawing on themes emphasized during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, Pope Francis delivered a message of compassion and optimism to the multitude of young people who gathered July 28 to welcome the Holy Father to Krakow, Poland for World Youth Day 2016.
Mercy has been something I've heard about for my entire life. My family was blessed enough to be able to send me to Catholic school from elementary through high school.
Growing up, I was always obsessed with the hippie generation and Woodstock. I always said that if I could go back to any point in history, it would be to the first Woodstock music festival in 1969.