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Three relatives of Pope Francis killed in Argentina accident

Aug 19, 2014

Three relatives of Pope Francis killed in Argentina accident

Three relatives of Pope Francis, two great nephews and their mother, have been killed in a traffic accident in Argentina, police said Tuesday. #World #NewsTracker #Argentina #Pope Francis
Pope says legitimate for world to stop Islamist aggression in Iraq

Aug 19, 2014

Pope says legitimate for world to stop Islamist aggression in Iraq

Francis was asked if he approved of U.S. strikes against Islamic State insurgents who have recently forced Christians and other minorities to flee their homes in Iraq. #US #NewsTracker #Iraq #Islamist militants #Pope Francis #ISIL #Pontifex #US airstrikes
Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliation

Aug 18, 2014

Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliation

Francis, met by festive crowds, spoke several times during his visit to South Korea about inequality, which has been a theme of his papacy since being elected in March 2013. #China #Japan #TheySaidIt #South Korea #North Korea #Vatican #Catholic Church #Roman Catholic Church #The pope #Pope Francis #Pontifex
Avoid 'fruitless' shows of force Pope to both Korean nations

Aug 14, 2014

Avoid 'fruitless' shows of force Pope to both Korean nations

Pope Francis has called for renewed efforts to forge peace on the war-divided Korean Peninsula and for both sides to avoid "fruitless" criticisms and shows of force. #TheySaidIt #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Pope Francis #Korean Peninsula
Pope Francis greets China's Xi Jinping in rare cordial exchange

Aug 14, 2014

Pope Francis greets China's Xi Jinping in rare cordial exchange

Pope Francis' greeting to Chinese President Xi Jinping as he flew to South Korea early on Thursday marked a rare cordial exchange between the sides that have no diplomatic relations and are embroiled in a sometimes bitter contest for authority. #World #China #NewsTracker #South Korea #Vatican #Pope Francis

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Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Mar 14, 2013

Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Many have already dismissed Frank as a conservative and homophobe. I'm not sure who atheists, liberals and others expected as Pope - Lady Gaga? #HowThisWorks #Vatican #Gender Rights #Pope Francis #Saint Francis of Assisi #Catholicism

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Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Aug 21, 2014

Pope Francis calls parents of James Foley

Moved by the grisly images of James Foley’s murder, Pope Francis expressed his condolences to the slain journalist’s parents in a heartfelt phone call...
Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Aug 22, 2014

Pope Francis sends condolence note to Detroit archdiocese on death of Cardinal Edmund Szoka

Pope Francis says he offers his "heartfelt condolences" to the Detroit archdiocese over the death of Cardinal Edmund Szoka (SHAH'-kuh)...
Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Aug 19, 2014

Argentina car crash kills papal relatives, Vatican says

Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said...