Pope encourages children to speak up, work for peace

Thousands of children representing every continent joined Pope Francis for the event “Let Us Learn from Boys and Girls” to focus attention on children’s simple and sincere desires for peace and harmony in the world.

Martyrs witness to the power of love, pope says

As part of his series of talks about “zeal” for evangelization, Pope Francis spoke about the witness of “the host of martyrs — men and women of every age, language and nation — who have given their life for Christ.”