The Holy See Press Office announced that Pope Francis will travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan for an ecumenical peace pilgrimage from January 31 to February 5, 2023, journeys postponed in the past due to health reasons.
At the meeting with the young people at Sacred Heart School in Awali, Bahrain, on Saturday, the Pope encouraged them to never lose the courage to dream big, and to live life to the full! Adopt the culture of care and spread it. Become champions of fraternity. Face life’s challenges by letting yourselves be guided by God’s faithful creativity and by good counselors.
The way of the Lord is to love everyone: "If we want to be children of the Father and build a world of brothers and sisters, the real challenge is to learn how to love everyone, even our enemies," says Pope Francis
As Pope Francis prepares to depart for Bahrain on 3-6 November, the Director of the Holy See Press Office offers an overview of the Pope’s 39th Apostolic Journey abroad, which aims to strengthen interreligious dialogue and encourage local Catholics.
The Holy See Press Office publishes the schedule, logo, and motto for Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Bahrain on 3-6 November, where he will attend the “Bahrain Forum for Dialogue”, under the motto “Peace on earth to people of goodwill”.
Pope Francis meets young people from various parts of Greece on Monday morning in Athens, ahead of his departure for Rome, urging them to be truly social by engaging in real encounters with those around them as an experience of God's love.