Blaj/Romania. 2 June 2019.
Tens of thousands of Romanians travelled from all over the country to greet Pope Francis in Blaj, Alba county. Pope Francis beatified, during the open-air Sunday mass, seven martyred Romanian catholic bishops who died during the Communist regime after refusing to renounce at their catholic faith. They died in communist jails, labour camps or after release, as a result of the harsh conditions.
Pope Francis said: “With great courage...more »