“I don’t even know if he’s alive,” says nephew
The Pope was speaking in Mother Teresa’s hometown of Skopje
No certainty about ordination, says Francis
It is becoming increasingly likely that Sheen’s remains will now be moved to his hometown of Peoria.
Pope Francis also spoke against pessimism and called for hope.
The Pope takes an ecumenical tone, speaking of the region as “a bridge between East and West”
The Pope was referring to the blood of martyrs who “endured suffering for the name of Jesus.”
An ecumenical tone in Bulgaria from Pope Francis: “your country has always distinguished itself as a bridge between East and West.”