Pope at Angelus: my thoughts with those from missing plane

Vatican Radio – Pope Francis said on Sunday that “his thoughts are with those on board the missing AirAsia plane that disappeared during a flight between Indonesia and Singapore.”  He added he was also thinking of two separate accidents involving two merchant ships and a ferry in the Adriatic Sea.  “I am close with my…

Bishop Sowada brought joy of Gospel to people of Agats, to all of us

Crosier Bishop Alphonse Sowada, 80, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Agats, Indonesia, died Jan.11 at the Mille Lacs Health System, Onamia. “Bishop Sowada was, in my estimation,” Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of St. Cloud John Kinney said, “what Pope Francis has written about in his apostolic exhortation ‘The Joy of the Gospel.’ He…