He said: "Everyone encounters a walk in the desert at some point in his life. ... It is what you do in that time that will define who you are."
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Operation Iraqi Freedom was worth it →
"In front of the weeds present in the world the disciple of the Lord is called to imitate the patience of God, and nourish the hope of the ultimate good, which is God."
Pope laments exodus of last Christians from Mosul →