Alexander Acha, a Latin Grammy-winning singer-songwriter from Mexico, told CNA that Pope Francis encouraged the summit attendees to pursue truth and contemplation in their creative endeavors.
The pope said art “opens doors, touches hearts, and helps us to walk forward.”
For Verástegui, who had met with the pope before starting work on the Sound of Freedom to ask for a papal blessing of the project, the meeting with Pope Francis before the film’s release was particularly special.
“It was a beautiful moment to have the chance to talk with him … here at the Vatican with so many talented people.”
“My faith is the most important part of my life. It’s the center of my life. Everything that I do is inspired by my faith,” the actor said.
Verástegui first came to prominence for US audiences for his starring role in the pro-life film “Bella” and has continued to be an active voice in the pro-life movement.
He believes that “many lives will be…
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