Author: Kevin Burke

Pope Francis, Lazarus, and the Jubilee of Tears: Mercy for those Suffering After Abortion

On May 5, 2016 in Rome, Pope Francis celebrated the “Jubilee of Tears” and spoke of the bitter grief of losing a loved one: “The bitterest tears…of those who have seen a loved one violently torn from them; the tears of grandparents, mothers and fathers, children; eyes that keep staring at the sunset and find it hard to see the dawn of a new day.” This brings to mind the suffering of those who have participated in some way in the death of an unborn child; parents, grandparents, friends and others. We remember especially in this month of May...

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