lunedì 7 novembre 2016

Pope Francis holds Vatican mass for 1000 prisoners

BBC News
Pope Francis has held a mass for 1,000 serving prisoners at the Vatican, telling them that they should never give up hope. The inmates were from 12 countries. Some 3,000 people joined the mass. The pope regularly visits prisoners, but it was the first time so many inmates were received at the Vatican. He also urged political leaders to respect the dignity of inmates and offer them amnesty whenever possible, and to abolish the death penalty. (...)