Wednesday 28 September 2016
 
»
Tag
 
»
Pope

Use 'weapons of love', pope says on Easter

Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message on Sunday to use the "weapons of love" to combat the evil of "blind and brutal violence", following the attacks in Brussels. In his traditional, twice-yearly &

More…

Indian priest kidnapped in deadly Yemen attack

Gunmen who killed at least 15 people in an old people's home in Yemen last week also kidnapped an Indian priest, officials said on Sunday, as Pope Francis condemned the attack and the "indifference" of the world's reaction to i

More…

Pope calls for abolition of death penalty

Pope Francis on Sunday called for the worldwide abolition of the death penalty, saying the commandment "You shall not kill" was absolute and equally valid for the guilty as for the innocent. Using some of his strongest w

More…

Pope urges return to essential values

Pope Francis led the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics into Christmas, urging those "intoxicated" by possessions and superficial appearances to return to the essential values of life.   Celebratin

More…

Commodities speculation intolerable says Pope

Pope Francis criticised the wealth made from financial speculation on Monday as "intolerable" and said speculation on commodities was a "scandal" that compromised the poor's access to food. Since his electi

More…

Pope invites Mideast leaders to pray for peace at Vatican

Pope Francis on Sunday invited the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to come to the Vatican to pray for peace a month after US-backed talks aimed at ending the Middle East conflict collapsed. "In this, the birthplace of the

More…

End Mideast conflict, Pope urges in Bethlehem

Pope Francis made a plea for peace on Sunday at the start of a pilgrimage to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, saying the prolonged Israel-Palestinian conflict had become unacceptable. On the second leg of a three-day visit to t

More…

Pope Francis set for historic West Bank visit

Pope Francis flies to the West Bank on Sunday to start the most delicate part of his stay in the Middle East, with visits to the Palestinian Territories and Israel, where his every word will be scrutinized. Church officials say hi

More…

Hundreds of thousands watch two popes become saints

Pope Francis proclaimed his predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in front of more than half a million pilgrims on Sunday, hailing both as courageous men who withstood the tragedies of the 20th century. Cheers and applau

More…

Pope creates office to oversee Vatican finances

Pope Francis has taken his boldest step yet to overhaul the Vatican's often murky finances, creating a new department with broad powers to oversee all of its economic and administrative affairs, the Vatican said on Monday. The

More…
 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

calendarCalendar of Events

Ads