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Pope Francis is flanked by two young people during the Angelus noon prayer he celebrated from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. (Photo: AP)

Vatican signs historic accord with Palestine

The Vatican on Friday signed a historic first accord with Palestine, two years after officially recognising it as a state.

Irish vote defeat for humanity: Vatican

The Irish vote to allow same-sex marriage was a “defeat for humanity”, a senior Vatican official has said in the first high-level reaction from the Holy See to last week’s landmark referendum.

Pope Francis creates 1st Palestinian saints

Pope Francis blesses a baby at the end of a holy mass in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

French, Italian nuns canonised too

Vatican, Palestinian State to sign treaty

The Vatican concluded its first treaty that formally recognises the State of Palestine, a move that gives legal weight to the Holy See’s years-long recognition and that drew fast criticism from suppor

Raul Castro meets Pope Francis, might return to Church

Pope Francis with Cuban President Raul Castro during a private audience at the Vatican on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

Cuban President Raul Castro thanked Pope Francis on Sunday for brokering the thaw between Havana and Washington and said the Pope so impressed him that he might return to the Catholic Church, despite

Pope Francis set to visit Cuba in September

Pope Francis will visit Cuba in September on his way to the United States, the Vatican confirmed on Wednesday.

Don’t ignore killing of Christians: Pope Francis


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 condemns Lahore attack

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 says his consern for poor comes from Gospel

A seagull flies near the window as Pope Francis reads out his Sunday Angelus prayer in the Vatican on Sunday.— AP

Pope Francis is insisting that his concern for the poor and critique of the global economic system isn’t some novel, communist-inspired ideology but rather the original and core “touchstone” of the Ch

What often goes unnoticed is the fact that the genesis of Kashmir (commonly known as Jammu and Kashmir) is linked to 565 princely states, which became independent along with the birth of two sovereign

India has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon,” says the BBC, “the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings.” It goes on to say that 257 people were killed in the Mumbai blasts.