Pope Francis

Pope Francis appeals for peace in Sudan following military crackdown

Vatican City [Vatican City]: In the wake of the recent military crackdown in Sudan that left at least 113 pro-democracy…

Pope to receive Putin on July 4

Vatican City: Pope Francis will receive Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 4 in what will become their third meeting,…

Pope Francis apologises to Roma for Catholic discrimination

Londn:Pope Francis has apologised to the Roma people on behalf of the Catholic Church for the persecution they have faced…

Pope to ‘go beyond fear’ in Romania

Vatican City: Pope Francis headed to Romania on Friday with a message of integration not just for its faith communities…

Pope Francis extends Ramadan and Eid greetings to Muslims

Roshan bint Raheem Vatical City: The Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID) has wished the Muslims worldwide for the…

Pope condemns abortion as use of ‘paid killer’

Vatican City: Pope Francis reiterated Saturday that abortion is unacceptable, saying its use amounted to the hiring of a "paid…

Pope changes Church law to make reporting sex abuse obligatory

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Thursday passed a landmark new measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in…

Pope Francis issues new rules requiring priests, nuns to report sexual abuse

Vatican city: Pope Francis issued new laws for the Catholic Church on Thursday, mandating that all priests and nuns report…

Pope makes it mandatory for clergy to report sex abuse

Rome: Pope Francis on Thursday issued new global rules for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, making it mandatory…

Pope asks Bulgarians to ‘open hearts’ to migrants

Sofia: Pope Francis urged Bulgarians to open their hearts and doors to refugees as he began a visit to the…

Pope urges hairdressers to cut gossip

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Monday welcomed hairdressers, hairstylists and beauticians to the Vatican but warned them not to indulge…

Pope Francis donates $500,000 to migrants in Mexico

Vatican City: Pope Francis donated $500,000 to aid Central American migrants in Mexico, the Vatican has announced. The money will…

Pope Francis urges return of refugees to Syria

Vatican City: Pope Francis urged politicians Sunday to make a new effort to resolve the Syrian conflict and so help…

Notre Dame Fire: Pope Francis, PM Modi express solidarity with France

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Tuesday expressed solidarity with the people of France following the massive fire at Notre Dame…

Pope in Morocco warns Catholics off converting others

Rabat: Pope Francis on Sunday warned Catholics in Morocco against trying to convert others to boost their small numbers, during…

Pope Francis in Morocco aimed at boosting Christian-Muslim ties

RABAT: Pope Francis joined Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Saturday aimed at boosting Christian-Muslim ties in declaring Jerusalem the "common…

Pope Francis begins two-day visit to Morocco, to hold mass on Sunday

Rabat: Pope Francis has arrived here in Morocco's capital to begin a two-day symbolic visit almost 33 years after a…

Pope Francis warns doping, corruption polluting sport

Vatican City: Pope Francis has warned that the positive values of sport are being polluted by doping and corruption as…

Pope compares child sex abuse to ‘human sacrifice’, vows action

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Sunday vowed to tackle every single case of sexual abuse by priests in the Roman…

Pope: Concrete measures needed to curb child abuse at Church

Vatican City: Pope Francis said here on Thursday the world was waiting not only for the Catholic Church to condemn…