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Oct 12, 2017
Pope Francis reiterates opposition to death penalty, says it 'attacks the dignity of the person'Pope Francis on Wednesday called for categorical opposition to capital punishment to be written into an update of the most important guide to Catholic teaching.
Sep 30, 2017
Father Tom says prayers changed his abductors' heart, prevented them from hurting himFather Tom Uzhunnalil, who was freed after being kept in captivity by Islamic State for 18 months in strife-torn Yemen, has said the power of people's prayers for him changed the hearts of his abductors
Sep 27, 2017
Pope Francis launches awareness campaign about migrants' plight, urges Catholics to share their journeyHe urged individuals and governments to welcome migrants with similarly open arms and share in their plight, as Jesus did.
Sep 16, 2017
Father Tom says Islamic State captors took care of his needs, never caused him physical harmA Catholic priest from India who was freed after being held 18 months in Yemen says he was never physically harmed during his captivity, even if his captors feigned hitting him on videos seeking ransom
Sep 08, 2017
Pope Francis makes reconciliation his central theme on five-day visit to ColombiaPope Francis heads into an area once besieged by leftist rebels to pray with victims of Colombia's long conflict and urge them to overcome their grief by forgiving their former
Jul 02, 2017
Venezuela unrest: Pope Francis urges end to violence, appeals for 'democratic solution'The international community has called for mediation to solve the Venezuela crisis after Vatican-backed talks last year broke down.
Jun 30, 2017
Pope Francis's chief financial aide charged with multiple counts of sexual assault in AustraliaPope Francis' top financial adviser, Cardinal George Pell, was charged in Australia with multiple counts of sexual assault, exposing age old rumors
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.