Monday, November 29, 2021



Pope Francis urges Europe to share migrant burden fairly

February 28, 2016 6:50 pm

'My prayer, and also certainly yours, does not forget the crisis of the refugees fleeing wars and other inhuman situations,' the pope said.

Pope Francis says avoiding pregnancy not evil, contraception can be used in Zika crisis

February 19, 2016 12:22 pm

Pope Francis unequivocally rejected abortion as a response to the Zika crisis.

Pope says Christian-Muslim dialogue 'essential' for peace

November 26, 2015 12:35 pm

He said interfaith dialogue isn't a luxury or optional, but is simply "essential."

Pope Francis visits Philadelphia, calls for greater religious tolerance

September 27, 2015 3:07 am

Pope Francis talked mostly about religious freedom, a rallying cry for US bishops who have waged high-profile fights against gay marriage, abortion and insurer-provided birth control.

Pope Francis: Time has come to end exclusion, protect environment

September 26, 2015 12:59 am

Pope Francis also asserted that the poor have inherent rights to education and what he has termed the "three L's'' - lodging, labor and land.

Pope decries 'scandal' of Ukraine Christians at war

February 04, 2015 4:30 pm

It was a "scandal'' that Christians were fighting among themselves. - Pope Francis

Charlie Hebdo attack: There are limits to free expression, says Pope

January 15, 2015 7:26 pm

Pope Francis defended free speech as a fundamental human right.

Pope’s former butler convicted of leaking papers,given 18 months

October 07, 2012 1:12 am

The pope’s butler was convicted Saturday of stealing the pope’s private documents and leaking them to a journalist,and was sentenced to 18 months in prison

Pope to launch news portal

June 28, 2011 10:01 am

Portal will appear in English and Italian with plans to include Spanish after summer.


Synod reaches uneasy compromise as Pope takes on conservatives

October 26, 2015 12:35 pm

The Pope appears to have reached some form of agreement with the conservative clergy at an often tetchy synod on the family.