St. Thérèse of Lisieux, also called “The Little Flower,” was a French Carmelite nun who died in 1897 from tuberculosis at the age of 24.
The theme of the event in the Paul VI Audience Hall will be “Let us learn from boys and girls.”
On board the plane taking him to Mongolia, Pope Francis announced Aug. 31 that he is preparing an apostolic letter on St. Thérèse of Lisieux to be published Oct. 15.
Pope Francis published an apostolic letter on Monday praising the 17th-century mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal as “a tireless seeker of truth.”
Pope Francis will issue an apostolic letter next week on the ministry of catechist.
An upcoming international colloquium organized by members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa and Madagascar (JCAM), is a response to Pope Francis’ 2019 Apostolic Letter “Vos estis lux mundi” that establishes procedural norms on dealing with sexual abuse in the Church, officials have said.
Pope Francis Wednesday highlighted the life and figure of St. Jerome in an apostolic letter for the 1,600th anniversary of the Doctor of the Church’s death.