May 18, 2015. Msgr. Oscar Romero was adopted as a patron of Caritas Internationalis, according to an announcement that came just after the organization's General Assembly in Rome ended. The former Archbishop of San Salvador will be beatified on May 23, more than 35 years after he was assassinated while performing Mass.
Millions of Catholic across the globe joined Pope Francis at that very same time in praying for the Church and victims of "new forms of slavery.”
Pilgrims quickly discovered Pope Francis' humanity, both through his actions and words. On June 5, he made an appeal against letting food go to waste.
"We must remember that when we waste or throw away food, it's as if we're stealing it from the table of the poor.
When he met with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Pope Francis addressed the topic of youth unemployment.
During this month, one of his most talked about actions was the creation of a five-member commission of experts to reform the IOR, the Vatican Bank.
The Pope gave them the full access to all documents and people to assess the Bank and propose changes.