The Francis Show in Palermo…
The Blessing that Wasn’t: Francis omits “Papal” Benediction because it could offend Non-Catholics
On Saturday, Sep. 15, the Francis Show made a stop in Sicily, with the “Pope” visiting the dioceses of Piazza Armerina and Palermo. As always, Francis had a lot to say, cranking out such incredible nuggets of wisdom as, “Those belonging to the mafia are not living as Christians”, and, “…those who give themselves find the meaning of life and win” (source). The Vatican web site has posted the entire program of the trip to Sicily here.
One of the highlights of this “apostolic journey” was a meeting with young people at Politeama Square in Palermo.… READ MORE “The Blessing that Wasn’t: Francis omits “Papal” Benediction because it could offend Non-Catholics”