An Italian Teenager Could Become the First Millennial Saint

Carlo Acutis, who died at 15 in 2006 and was an early adopter of the internet, was beatified over the weekend, putting him on the path to sainthood in the Catholic Church.

#acutis-carlo, #assisi-italy, #beatifications-and-canonizations, #computers-and-the-internet, #death-and-dying, #francis, #millennial-generation, #roman-catholic-church, #social-media, #youth

0

Pope Criticizes Lack of Unity in World’s Response to Coronavirus

In an encyclical, the most authoritative form of papal teaching, Francis lamented poor cooperation among countries and warned the forces of “myopic, extremist, resentful and aggressive nationalism are on the rise.”

#assisi-italy, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #encyclicals, #francis, #immigration-and-emigration, #income-inequality, #italy, #roman-catholic-church

0