Daily Archives: May 29, 2013

Wednesday General Audience: The Church as the family of God.(full text)

Dear brothers and sisters, Last Wednesday I stressed the deep connection between the Holy Spirit and the Church. Today I would like to start some reflections on the mystery of the Church, a mystery that we all live and of … Continue reading

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The First Martyr of the Mafia

Father Giuseppe Puglisi of Sicily, who was killed by Mafia hitmen in 1993, was beatified May 25. by ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI PALERMO, Italy — No one expected the murder of Father Giuseppi “Pino” Puglisi, the Sicilian priest killed in 1993 by … Continue reading

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