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Sep 03, 2018
Pope Francis urges clean up of oceans littered by 'fields of floating plastic'The pope also said that access "to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right".
Jan 16, 2018
Pope Francis expresses 'pain and shame' over church sex abuse scandal in Chile, begs forgivenessPope Francis begged for forgiveness on Tuesday for the "irreparable damage" done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church's credibility and cast a cloud over his visit.
Nov 27, 2017
Pope Francis visits Myanmar, Bangladesh: Indian Catholic clergy dismayed at pontiff skipping IndiaAs Pope Francis sets off on a six-day visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, top hierarchy of the Indian Catholic clergy expressed disappointment that the pope's tour does not include India
Oct 12, 2017
Pope Francis to visit Myanmar as anti-Rohingya hatred seethesMyanmar and the Vatican only established full diplomatic relations in May, shortly after de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi met Pope Francis during a European tour.
Sep 12, 2017
Pope Francis slams climate change deniers after surveying areas devastated by spate of hurricanesPope Francis has sharply criticised climate change doubters, saying history will judge those who failed to take the decisions to curb heat-trapping emissions
Aug 20, 2017
Pope Francis calls for end to 'inhuman violence' after attacks in Burkina Faso, Spain, FinlandPope Francis is calling for an end to the "inhuman violence" that has targeted innocents in Burkina Faso, Spain and Finland in recent days.
Jul 08, 2017
Pope Francis warns of 'very dangerous alliances' among world leaders at G20 summitPope Francis said that the G20 summit in Germany "worries" him because of the potential for "very dangerous alliances" among world leaders
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.
Sep 24, 2015
Pope urges US Congress to action on refugees, climate in historic addressPope Francis on Thursday urged the US Congress to help those fleeing war and poverty, and work to combat climate change, in a historic address to lawmakers that touched on many hot-button issues in US and global politics.