November 01, 2016 4:49 pm
"Blessed are those who look into the eyes of the abandoned and marginalised and show them their closeness," the Argentine-born pontiff said.
June 13, 2016 9:08 am
Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said that the Pope was shaken and saddened by the "homicidal folly and senseless hatred" of the attack.
May 31, 2016 12:21 pm
Pope Francis honoured Richard Gere, George Clooney and Salma Hayek with the Olive Medal of Peace in an event to promote the Scholas Occurrentes foundation.
April 18, 2016 10:06 pm
'Each of the three families has been assigned a small flat with everything they need while they are awaiting the more spacious apartments the Vatican is getting ready for them.'
April 17, 2016 9:59 am
Refugees on the overwhelmed island fell to their knees and wept at Pope's presence.
April 16, 2016 6:36 pm
The Vatican said the three families, including six children, would be supported by the Holy See and cared for by Italy's Catholic Sant'Egidio Community.
April 16, 2016 11:29 am
Francis has framed his visit as an awareness-raising exercise trip and his spokesman insisted this week that its purpose was "strictly humanitarian and ecumenical, not political".
March 28, 2016 4:02 pm
The pope called the Sunday evening attack in a busy park in the Pakistani city of Lahore, "a vile and senseless crime".
March 27, 2016 9:13 am
Francis entered the silent and darkened basilica with just a single candle guiding him at the start of the vigil.
March 26, 2016 8:01 am
Tens of thousands gathered for the service, many clutching candles in the imposing surrounds of the city's famous Colosseum, where thousands of Christians are believed to have been killed in Roman times.
January 16, 2016 8:00 am
U.S. President Barack Obama (at podium) delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington, Pope Francis (C) waves as he arrives to lead the weekly audience at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican.
December 27, 2015 3:11 pm
The yearly list of quotations that would be included in the Yale Book of Quotations were announced. Here's what was said.
October 17, 2015 8:00 am
Hillary Clinton greets members of the culinary workers union local 226 as she arrives to speak at a demonstration outside the Trump Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, At least 13 people, including seven children, died as a landslide hit shanties erected in Karachi's Gulistan-i-Jauhar area early Tuesday Ocotber 13.
September 27, 2015 12:59 pm
Eid al-Adha marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Mecca. The trip to Silicon Valley forms part of Narendra Modi’s visit to the US’ west coast – the first by an Indian prime minister in more than three decades. Pope Francis arrived Tuesday on the first visit of his life to the United States, bringing his humble manner and his “church of the poor” to a rich and powerful nation polarized over economic inequality, immigration and equal justice.
April 05, 2015 4:12 pm
Easter commemorates the day when according to Christian tradition Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem.
March 02, 2016 3:16 pm
February 17, 2016 4:41 pm