Parishes should be communities of service to those in need

Parishes should be communities of service to those in need Pope Francis is pushed in a wheelchair by his aide, Sandro Mariotti, as he greets participants in the plenary assembly of the women’s International Union of Superiors General (UISG) at the Vatican on May 5. Photo: Vatican Media
Editor’s Comment Pope Francis is increasingly showing the signs of ageing, at least physically. The 85-year-old Pontiff has been increasingly moved around the Vatican in a wheelchair in recent weeks. He now regularly appears with a walking cane aimed at taking the weight off his knee which has been ailing him in recent months. According…
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