Can a giant Pope Francis mural move the hearts of New Yorkers?

In the heart of Manhattan, a giant mural of Pope Francis looks out over New York City, smiling and waving. Its painter, Van Hecht-Nilsen, hopes the spectacular image will help people find happiness in God. “I think that Pope Francis has an authentic love that can counter this false love our society lives,” Hecht-Nilsen said.… Continue reading Can a giant Pope Francis mural move the hearts of New Yorkers?

Never lose sight of your dreams, Pope tells Harlem schoolkids

When Martin Luther King, Jr. uttered his famous line “I have a dream”, he was thinking of you. Those were the words of Pope Francis this afternoon during a brief but moving encounter with elementary students at Our Lady, Queen of the Angels School in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood. “His dream was that many… Continue reading Never lose sight of your dreams, Pope tells Harlem schoolkids