Pope Francis has just given his support to the participants and organisers of the One of Us European Forum which will take place on Saturday 12 March in Paris.
In a letter dated 16 February 2016 addressed to the Vice President of the One of Us Federation, Thierry de la Villejegu (Director of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation), and Gian Gigli (President of Movimento per la Vita, Member entity of the Federation), Pope Francis announces that he «heartedly greets the participants [of the Forum] and assures them of his prayers ».
The Holy Father strongly hopes that the works of the participants of the ONE OF US Forum « contribute to foster a culture of respect for life since conception in Europe ».
« He salutes and encourages the generous and creative commitment of all those who work to manifest the authentic meaning of the human person and the human person’s dignity! »
The Pope also addresses “a particular apostolic blessing to the people present and to the organisers”.