Photos: Mass of Hope and Healing

The Mass was for couples or families who have suffered the loss of a child in any way, including from miscarriage, illness, abortion, SIDS, or accident, and for those suffering infertility.

Pope describes Canada trip as ‘penitential pilgrimage’

Pope Francis said the church’s involvement in the schools was the reason why he met in late March and early April at the Vatican with “representatives of Indigenous peoples, to whom I expressed my sorrow and solidarity for the harm they have suffered.”