How to Continue to Walk with Pope Francis
During Pope Francis’ historic and joy-filled visit to the United States in September 2015, Catholic Charities of Washington, DC, organized a “Walk with Francis” campaign to encourage people to commit themselves to acts of love, kindness, mercy, and charity before and during the Pope’s visit.
More than 100,000 individuals, including celebrities and others, and 230 organizations took the challenge online. All promised to engage in activities that ranged from memorizing Bible verses to helping raise money for worthy charities, and the resulting positive effects resonated beautifully with the message of love during the Papal Visit. Pope Francis has completed his U.S. visit, but he isn’t finished “walking”; in November, he will visit Kenya, Uganda, and Central African Republic. As this mission of love continues, we, too, can keep in step with Pope Francis and our faith-filled convictions. Here are five ways to continue to walk with Pope Francis: