Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. Since he was elected, he proved to be a unusual leader for the Catholic Church. He did not just focus on religious issues, he also tried to be involved in topics that are important for the humanity.
According to the latest news, Pope Francis was worried about the migrants and he assumed responsibility for their issues in a new Vatican department. It seems that the new Pope pays more attention to the needs of people. He did a trip to the island of Lampedusa, where many migrants from Libya are living. There he prayed and also took some of them home with him after he visited the Island of Lesbos.
The new Vatican office will start its actions on January 1st. It will deal with many issues such as climate change, migration,prisoners and hunger. They will provide material help for those who need it and we should expect more surprises from Pope Francis.
He is also involved in the science. According to his speech at this year European Society of Cardiology meeting, Pope Francis reminded us of the importance of scientific discoveries. He said that the Church has always affirmed the importance of scientific research for human life. Moreover, he promised that they are not only helping doctors with this, they will also promote the cause and support them.
He also said that that they must fight so that there will not be poor communities thrown-away. Many people were surprised by what he said, but we hope this will be a big change. It is unusual for a Pope to support medical research. Pope Francis also said that we should be aware of the importance of moral issues.
What Pope Francis is doing could change the way we see the Catholic Church. There are many people who put their trust in this Church. That is why what the Pope is saying is so important. He could make people be aware of the major issues this world has and also be more involved in solving them.
Pope Francis seems to be a man who understands what people need. He is the first religious leader who does that and for those who follow him, this could be a strong message. We can’t wait to see what other plans he has for the world.
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