Friday, April 1, 2016
Today Pope Francis received some in audience, including:
• Cardinal Donald William Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, U.S.A.
• Archbishop Renzo Fratini, apostolic nuncio in Spain and in the Principality of Andorra
• Rev. Fr. Hans Stapel, founder of the Fazenda da Esperança (Farm of Hope) (official website)
• Libero Milone, Auditor General
It was announced that Pope Francis’ latest Exhortation on the family is set to be released on April 8th, 2016 (summary video).
Of messages, Cardinal Georges Marie Martin Cottier, theologian emeritus of the Papal Household, passed away last night at a hospital in Rome (summary video) and today Pope Francis sent message of condolences to the cardinal’s sister (full text). Additionally, Pope Francis sent a tweet:
Passing through the Holy Door, let us put our trust in God’s grace, which can change our lives. (link)
and posted to Instagram:
We are the guardians of creation! (link)
And that’s the Pope Francis news for the day!