VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis tempered his Easter Sunday message of Christian hope with a denunciation of 'blind' terrorism, recalling victims of attacks in Europe, Africa and elsewhere, as well as expressing dismay that people fleeing war or poverty are being denied welcome as European countries squabble over the refugee crisis.
Pope Francis has approved the heroic virtue of Servant of God Rafael Cordero Molina, a layman from Puerto Rico who dedicated his life to fighting racism and educating black children. If canonized, Molina would be the second black layman from the American continent to be made a saint, following St. Martin de Porres. Read more: http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/puerto-rico-layman-could-become-second-black-saint-from-the-americas?nomobile=1#ixzz2nafUKI5V
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