Rome Reports: Those participating in the pope’s encounter with children from the parish of St. Paul of the Cross in Corviale were undoubtedly moved.
One of the children appeared embarrassed and afraid to ask the pope his question. However, shortly after,many understood it was because his question was very difficult to answer, “My father has been gone for a short time. He was an atheist, but he baptized his four children. He was a good man. Is Dad in Heaven?”
Seeing the young boy was unable to ask his question, the pope told him to whisper it in his ear. After a few moments of speaking with the child, Pope Francis asked him if he could reveal his question and he said yes.
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