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S+L BLOG: Sicily



Written by Joe O’Conner, The National Post. Gaetano Gagliano, who has died at the age of 98, would often tell his children the story of what he had missed in life. A man of deep Catholic faith, he was by any measure incredibly successful. He arrived in Toronto from Italy in the 1950s at age ...read more
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Not long after Pope Francis became pope, Cardinal-designate Francesco Montenegro was standing next to him “and I could feel his heart beating as he repeated, ‘What suffering.'” As archbishop of Agrigento on Sicily’s southern coast, the cardinal-designate’s archdiocese includes Lampedusa, the Mediterranean island where thousands ...read more