Pope Francis will visit Cuba in September on his way to the United States, the Vatican confirmed on Wednesday.
Pope Francis delivers a speech from the window of his apartment during his Regina Coeli prayer in St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican on Monday. (Photo: AFP)
Pope Francis called Sunday for an end to “absurd violence” in hotspots around the world while praising the breakthrough reached last week on curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen
Celebrating Holy Thursday Mass, Pope Francis admitted to sometimes feeling tired, like all priests.
Pope Francis celebrates a Palm Sunday Mass at St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican as Syrian Roman Catholic children attend a mass in Damascus on Sunday. — AP
Pope Francis on Sunday condemned two suicide attacks on churches in Pakistan and accused the world of “seeking to hide” the persecution of Christians.
Pope Francis said in an interview published on Friday he believes his pontificate will be short and that he would be ready to resign like his predecessor rather than ruling for life.
A thief who stole two historic and hugely valuable documents written by Michelangelo offered to return them to the Vatican’s archives for cash, a spokesman for the Holy See revealed on Monday.
Pope Francis announced Saturday that he will elevate four women to sainthood in May, all nuns who lived in the 19th century and founded Catholic orders — one French, one Italian and two Palestinians.