IT’S ALL IN THE TIMING!
Remember how the Pope visited a record store a few days ago to greet some old friends and bless their renovated locale? Well, you may have seen this follow-up story today on Vatican News: Pope: “I miss being able to roam the streets like I did in Buenos Aires” – Vatican News
Kudos, Javier! What a great moment for you! And for those of us who have you as a vaticanista colleague!
Javier, I’m sure you also remember this honor given to us in 2013!
Javier and I, representing the media, received copies of the Apostolic Exhortation “Evangelii Gaudium” (Joy of the Gospel) from Pope Francis’ hands at the end of the November 24, 2013 Mass that concluded the Year of Faith. The Pope gave copies to representatives of all groups of faithful – bishops, priests, consecrated religious, seminarians, families, journalists, medical personnel, teachers, etc. (We appear at 1:38:15 of the Mass aired by EWTN – Year of Faith – Closing Mass – 2013-11-24 – YouTube)
A reminder of that day: