The world saw Pope Francis bless a boy with cerebral palsy. Here’s what we didn’t see.

October 16, 2015 by Carmen Hinkey

pope francis blessing familyTwo weeks ago we highlighted a story about Michael Keating, the young man who was singled out by Pope Francis for blessing. Now we don’t normally just rerun news items, but this thoughtful follow-up story that just appeared in the Washington Post is too good not to share with you. And it provides a window into the life of a special boy and his beautiful family, written with a sensitivity that is all too rare in the media today. 

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Photo Credits: Joseph Gidjunis/World Meeting of Families
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