December 01, 2019 9:22 pm
Francis, who has said he wants to visit Iraq next year, told tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square that he was praying for the dead and wounded and invoking God for peace in the country.
November 24, 2019 10:32 am
The mood was somber and silent, darkened by the downpour that drenched the terraced fields and rice paddies of Nagasaki and the hundreds of Japanese who came out in plastic raincoats to witness the second pope to pay his respects to victims of the bomb.
November 16, 2019 7:59 am
"And I must confess to you that when I hear a speech (by) someone responsible for order or for a government, I think of speeches by Hitler in 1934, 1936," Pope said, departing from his prepared address.
November 15, 2019 4:14 pm
Pope Francis has called on Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google, among others, to step up efforts to remove child pornography from the internet. He also said it is too easy for youngsters to access indecent material.
November 11, 2019 7:48 am
The cousins, whose grandfathers were brothers, grew up in a big Catholic family in Argentina. Sivori said they weren't close as children, since Jorge Mario Bergoglio - as the Pope was known then - was six years older than she.
October 27, 2019 10:18 am
The proposal came from the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region, a three-week meeting of bishops dedicated to “new paths” in the Amazon that has covered topics as varied as the environment and the possible ordination of women as deacons.
October 13, 2019 3:59 pm
Mariam Thresia was born in the Chiramel Mankidiyan family in Puthenchira village of Thrissur district in 1876. She began a life of prayer at an early age, and longed for a life of seclusion.
October 13, 2019 2:30 pm
The nun was canonised along with English Cardinal John Henry Newman, Swiss laywoman Marguerite Bays, Brazilian Sister Dulce Lopes and Italian Sister Giuseppina Vannini.
October 13, 2019 10:12 am
In 1914, Thresia, along with her three friends, established a religious group Congregation of Holy Family, which later became one of the prominent religious congregations of the Syro-Malabar Church.
October 12, 2019 5:58 pm
Mariam Thresia, the foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family (CHF), will be raised to the glory of the altar during a solemn Eucharistic Celebration in Rome's St Peter's Square on Sunday, Vatican News said.
February 05, 2019 1:28 pm
The Catholic leader was greeted by Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the Emirati vice president and prime minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, during the presentation of delegations in the courtyard of the royal palace
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 4:32 pm
Easter commemorates the day when according to Christian tradition Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem.
December 25, 2014 1:58 pm
A glimpse into the Christmas Eve celebrations in India, and the Vatican.
May 26, 2014 12:55 pm
Pope Francis toured the compound accompanied by the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem.
March 02, 2016 3:16 pm
February 17, 2016 4:44 pm