Pope laments plight of unemployed steel workers
Catholic World News - April 25, 2014
Following his April 23 general audience, Pope Francis expressed concern for the plight of unemployed Italian steelworkers following the closing of a large plant.
“When human hopes are extinguished, the divine hope that never disappoints always remains alive,” he said as he called upon civic leaders to “reignite hope in the hearts of our brothers and sisters and in the hearts of all those who have been left jobless as a result of waste and the economic crisis. Please, open your eyes and don’t stand there with your arms crossed.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our July expenses ($8,498 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!