sábado, 27 de julho de 2013

World Youth Day - Pope Francis meets with brazilian inmates

- Pope spent half an hour with 8 young prisoners (6 boys and 2 girls), who had been brought to archbishop's residence.

- Prisoners sat in a circle around pope. Archbishop, a priest, a judge and a lay person who ministers to prisoners were also present.

- Judge said that some of the prisoners would have "good news" next week

- The younger girl prisoner was very talkative and emotional with pope

- Young prisoners asked pope to bless objects and autograph a photo

- The younger girl sang a song of her own composition in honor of pope and read him a long letter written on behalf of fellow prisoners

- Pope made no speech but asked each young prisoner to pray for him

in CNS twitter


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