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Jun 21, 2017
Pope Francis offers $5000, 000 as aid to South SudanThe Aid will go to help fund two hospitals run by the Combonian missionary sisters, a primary school run by a humanitarian group "Solidarity with South Sudan" and an agricultural project run by the Vatican's Caritas foundation.
Jun 20, 2017
Pope Francis makes pilgrimage to Italian village, honours socially-minded Italian priestsVatican City: Pope Francis made a pilgrimage to the tombs of two Italian priests known for their progressive social views and works during Italy's postwar years.
Jun 18, 2017
Pope Francis says refugees must be welcomed, learning from their hopes and pain dissolves fearVatican City: Pope Francis is calling for the faithful to not only welcome refugees, but to personally learn from their stories as a way to curb fears and "distorted" ideologies about them.
Jun 18, 2017
Pope Francis meets German chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss multilateral relations, Paris AgreementThe Pope and Merkel met at the Vatican to discuss issues such as multilateral relations, the importance of Africa and the Paris Climate Accord.
May 28, 2017
Pope Francis says Egyptian Coptic Christians killed by Islamic State were 'martyrs'For the second day in a row, Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with Egypt's Coptic Christians following an attack by the Islamic State.
May 21, 2017
Pope Francis names cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain and SalvadorPope Francis has named five new cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain and El Salvador in the Vatican on Sunday.
Jan 03, 2017
Maintain 'zero tolerance' for child abuse: Pope Francis exhorts Catholic bishopsThe Vatican on Tuesday released the text of a 28 December letter Francis sent to bishops about injustices to children.
Dec 25, 2016
'Tis the season! Christmas celebrated across the worldEach year more and more Christians are coming out and brazing the security threats to celebrate Christmas and an increasing number of Iraq's Muslims join the revelry in solidarity with them
Nov 21, 2016
Pope Francis indefinitely extends special permission on abortion, maintains it's a 'grave sin'Pope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve women of the "grave sin" of abortion, extending indefinitely special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy.
Sep 04, 2016
Saint Teresa of Calcutta: Social media celebrates canonisation of Mother TeresaDevotees around the world celebrated on social media as Mother Teresa was declared a saint by Pope Francis in a canonisation ceremony