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I feel rather like a mother-in-law giving advice, jokes Pope Francis

Feb 03, 2016

I feel rather like a mother-in-law giving advice, jokes Pope Francis

Pope Francis, in lighter vein, has said he feels "rather like a mother-in-law" when called upon to give guidance. #TheySaidIt #Vatican #Pope #Pope Francis #Shareworthy
Pope Francis to visit Sweden in October to mark Reformation anniversary

Jan 25, 2016

Pope Francis to visit Sweden in October to mark Reformation anniversary

Pope Francis will visit Sweden in October to mark next year's 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation in Europe, the Vatican said on Monday. #NewsTracker #Sweden #Vatican #Pope Francis #holy city #Reformation Day
Charity begins at home: Vatican offers shelter to homeless woman who gave birth near city

Jan 21, 2016

Charity begins at home: Vatican offers shelter to homeless woman who gave birth near city

The Vatican has offered a place to stay to a homeless woman who gave birth on a piece of cardboard near St. Peter's Square #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Vatican #Homeless #St. Peter's Square #Pope Francis #Shareworthy
'Your presence here is a sign of hope': Pope Francis welcomes 5,000 migrants to Vatican

Jan 18, 2016

'Your presence here is a sign of hope': Pope Francis welcomes 5,000 migrants to Vatican

Pope Francis on Sunday welcomed 5,000 migrant worshippers at a special mass at St Peter's to mark the world day of migrants and refugees, urging them to treasure their "culture and precious values". #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Vatican #Pope #Migrants #refugees #Pope Francis
Pope Francis urges Europe to keep welcoming migrants

Jan 11, 2016

Pope Francis urges Europe to keep welcoming migrants

Pope Francis on Monday urged European governments to keep welcoming migrants while acknowledging security and other concerns over the recent mass influx of people mainly from the Middle East, Asia and Africa. #NewsTracker #Europe #Vatican City #Vatican #Migrants #Church #refugees #Pope Francis
Charlie Hebdo attack: Francois Hollande to address police on first anniversary

Jan 07, 2016

Charlie Hebdo attack: Francois Hollande to address police on first anniversary

France will on Thursday hold official ceremonies marking a year since a jihadist attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo, with the French satirical magazine defiantly reasserting its provocative spirit. #Al-Qaeda #France #NewsTracker #Vatican #Charlie Hebdo #François Hollande #islamic-state #Paris attacks #Charlie Hebo cover #Charlie Hebdo first anniversary
Using God to justify hatred is blasphemy: Vatican paper calls Charlie Hebdo's anti-God cover unfair

Jan 06, 2016

Using God to justify hatred is blasphemy: Vatican paper calls Charlie Hebdo's anti-God cover unfair

The Vatican's newspaper on Tuesday criticised French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo for a front cover portraying God as a gun-wielding terrorist to mark the first anniversary of a terror attack on the publication. #NewsTracker #Vatican #Charlie Hebdo #Shareworthy #Osservatore Romano
Pope's Christmas message: Backs UN peace process in Syria, Libya; calls terrorism victims 'martyrs'

Dec 26, 2015

Pope's Christmas message: Backs UN peace process in Syria, Libya; calls terrorism victims 'martyrs'

Pope Francis issued a Christmas Day prayer that recent UN-backed peace processes for Syria and Libya will quickly end the suffering of their people. He denounced the "monstrous evil" and atrocities they have endured and praised the countries that have taken in their refugees. #Syria #Egypt #Libya #NewsTracker #Vatican City #UN Security Council #Christmas #St Peter's Basilica #Pope Francis #islamic-state #Paris attacks #Mali attacks #Beirut bombing
Full text: Pope Francis calls for 'empathy, compassion and mercy' in Christmas Eve Mass homily

Dec 25, 2015

Full text: Pope Francis calls for 'empathy, compassion and mercy' in Christmas Eve Mass homily

Pope Francis celebrated Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica as Catholic faithful joyfully recall the birth of Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem. #NewsTracker #Christmas #Christmas Day #Christmas Eve #St Peter's Basilica #St. Peter's Square #Pope Francis #Christmas Eve Mass Vatican
Reform of Vatican govt will move forward with determination, Pope Francis tells the Curia

Dec 21, 2015

Reform of Vatican govt will move forward with determination, Pope Francis tells the Curia

Pope Francis said Monday that reform of the Curia, the Church's governing body, would "move forward with determination, clarity and firm resolve", during his annual address to cardinals, bishops and priests running the Holy See. #NewsTracker #Vatican #Holy See #Pope Francis #Curia #VaticanLeaks