Pope Francis on Friday receives in audience members of the Galileo Foundation, telling them on the feast day of Saint Josephine Bakhita, the patron of victims of human trafficking, that Christians can follow her great example.
Fr. Antony Kadavil reflects and comments on the readings at Mass for the fifth Sunday in ordinary time. He says that the readings challenge us to examine our own personal calls and responses to conversion and discipleship.
Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb, sign a Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together, during a Global Conference on the topic in Abu Dhabi. The official English-language text of the Document is below:
As Pope Francis addresses the Global Conference of Human Fraternity on Monday in the United Arab Emirates, religious leaders participating in the event give their impression of this important interfaith meeting.