On Palm Sunday, which coincided with the 33rd World Youth Day, Pope Francis urged young people:
It is up to you not to keep quiet. Even if others keep quiet, if we older people and leaders, some corrupt, keep quiet, if the whole world keeps quiet and loses its joy, I ask you: Will you cry out?
The message was widely understood to speak to the March for Our Lives protests against gun violence in the United States. The pope then shook hands with thousands — and showed himself again to be a beloved world figure.
Why? Fascination with the current pope is often explained as a response to how differently he leads than did previous popes.… Seguir leyendo »