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Pope greets support group for separated, divorced Catholics

April 07, 2016

Following his April 6 general audience, Pope Francis met in St. Peter’s Square with a support group for separate and divorced Catholics from the Diocese of Fossano, Italy.

“On January 30, Pope Francis surprised us with a telephone call and invited us to meet with him personally,” said Deacon Paolo Tassinari, who leads the group.


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  • Posted by: unum - Apr. 08, 2016 10:45 AM ET USA

    The Holy Father understands that an open door and a willingness to listen is preferable to harsh statements and condemnations from autocratic Cardinals when dealing with pain and suffering. He understands "God is love"!