When an opportunity came for Francis to go to the nation of Pakistan, he prayed about it, and God said, “Go!” Pakistan is one of the five most dangerous places for Christians on the planet, next to North Korea, Afghanistan, Somalia, Libya. Then comes Pakistan. Even Iran and Iraq are safer. He left on his 71st birthday, with the conviction, “I must do what I’ve never done before, in order to see what I’ve never seen before.”