December 31, 2021 6:12 am
Cardinal Gracias said preparations for Pope Francis's visit to India are being made for 2022-end, or towards the beginning of 2023.
October 20, 2021 2:21 pm
The app, available in six Western languages and Chinese, gives users specific intentions for which they can pray together with Pope Francis, such as peace in a particular part of the world.
January 22, 2018 8:35 am
In the final hours of his six-day visit to the two nations, Francis warned in improvised remarks that Latin America was in a deep crisis from corruption scandals, with politics in most countries "more sick than well."
January 17, 2018 11:09 am
On Tuesday morning, Francis expressed "pain and shame" over a sexual abuse scandal that has rocked Chile's Roman Catholic Church, asking for forgiveness for the "irreparable damage" done to children molested by priests.
November 27, 2017 2:06 pm
In Myanmar, Pope Francis will meet with Suu Kyi as well as the powerful head of the nation's military and Buddhist monks. In Bangladesh, he will meet with a small group of Rohingya.
November 27, 2017 10:38 am
Myanmar's local Catholic Church has publicly urged Francis to avoid using the term, which is shunned by many locally because the ethnic group is not a recognized minority in the country.
June 18, 2017 8:26 am
Pope and Merkel also discussed defence of international treaties and the upcoming G20 summit that is set to be hosted by the northwestern German city of Hamburg on July 7-8.
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.
June 26, 2020 2:46 am
Pope Francis unequivocally rejected abortion as a response to the Zika crisis.
November 26, 2015 12:35 pm
He said interfaith dialogue isn't a luxury or optional, but is simply "essential."
February 19, 2016 6:27 pm
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.