Pope France celebrated the final mass on the fifty-second International Eucharistic Congress in budapest, Hungary.
The highpoint of the congress will be the closing Mass, celebrated by Pope Francis on the 12th of September.
In many cases, known Christians must flee Afghanistan or risk being killed.
The letter containing three bullets was discovered by postal employees at a mail sorting facility near Milan on the 9th of August.
Blessed Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge brutally killed by the mafia in 1990, was beatified Sunday in Sicily.
Pope Francis indicated his willingness to visit North Korea, the country, where Christians are the most persecuted.
Bishop nominee Christian Carlassare was born Northeastern Italy in 1977.
The International Eucharistic Congress will take place in the Hungarian capital from the 5th to the 12th of September.