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‘Don’t bite!’ Pope negotiates papal kiss after controversy

Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Pope Francis cautiously waded back into the crowds on Wednesday after video of him swatting away the ......

Pope denounces ‘rigidity’ as he warns of Christian decline

Saturday, 21 December 2019

  Pope Francis warned Saturday that “rigidity” in living out the Christian faith is ......

Pope presses anti-nuke, environment call in peace message

Thursday, 12 December 2019

Pope Francis is pressing his anti-nuke campaign in his annual peace message, saying the fear of ......

Vatican says Israeli-Palestinian peace process at risk after US move

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

The Vatican said on Wednesday the search for peace between Israelis and Palestinians had been put at ......

Christians, Muslims, Jews unite against assisted suicide

Monday, 28 October 2019

Leaders from three of the world’s major religions have joined forces against assisted suicide ......

Pope says got stuck in Vatican lift, freed by firemen

Sunday, 01 September 2019

Pope Francis said Sunday he was late to his weekly Angelus prayer because he had been stuck in a ......

First bishop ordained in China under Vatican deal

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

A Chinese Catholic bishop has been ordained with the joint approval of the Pope and Beijing for the ......

Pope calls for global commitment to put out Amazon fires

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the ......

Pope Francis envoy tells Syria’s Assad of concern for Idlib’s civilians

Monday, 22 July 2019

Pope Francis’s envoy told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a meeting on Monday of the ......

Vatican mystery over missing girl deepens; bones found

Saturday, 13 July 2019

The mystery of the 1983 disappearance of the 15-year-old daughter of a Vatican employee took yet ......

Vatican cardinal begs US, Iran to de-escalate

Friday, 21 June 2019

A Vatican cardinal is begging the US and Iran to step back from escalating tensions in the Gulf, ......

Iraq officially invites Pope Francis to visit

Friday, 21 June 2019

President Barham Saleh has sent an official invitation to Pope Francis to visit Iraq after the ......

Pope says he wants to visit Iraq in 2020

Monday, 10 June 2019

Pope Francis said Monday he wants to visit Iraq as early as next year in spite of the security ......

Pope Francis appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan

Sunday, 09 June 2019

Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces ......

Pope condemns abortion as use of ‘paid killer’

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Pope Francis reiterated Saturday that abortion is unacceptable, saying its use amounted to the ......

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