Pope Francis' de-facto foreign minister will attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London next week
16 Sep 2022 4:54 PM
He will now be part of the global leadership of one of the oldest institutions. That makes his elevation all the more significant
31 Aug 2022 2:00 AM
Abortion has long been a contentious issue in the US, sharply dividing Americans along partisan, ideological and religious lines
10 Jul 2022 11:55 PM
The meeting between PM Modi and Pope Francis went on for an entire hour although it was scheduled for only 20 minutes
30 Oct 2021 4:41 PM
As only the second Catholic president after John F. Kennedy, Biden has made his audience with the pope a clear priority
29 Oct 2021 11:57 AM
Sources noted that this would be the first-ever meeting with Pope Francis for Mr Modi since he became Prime Minister in 2014
29 Oct 2021 6:37 AM
The Vatican has beefed up coronavirus restrictions amid a spike in cases in Italy
15 Jan 2021 7:27 AM
The conservatives say the Pope has only reminded the families of LGBT persons not to throw them out
24 Oct 2020 10:12 AM
The former pontiff largely stayed out of the public eye since he became the first pope in 600 years to resign, citing health reasons
03 Aug 2020 11:13 AM
The conversion of the edifice, once an important church of Christendom and 'jewel' of Byzantine Empire, has led to an international outcry
24 Jul 2020 10:36 AM
'My thoughts go to Istanbul. I think of Santa Sophia and I am very pained,' the Pope said during his weekly blessing in St. Peter’s Square
13 Jul 2020 12:17 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on faith leaders to promote solidarity based on human rights and human dignity
13 May 2020 2:13 PM
Francis on Monday urged church entities around the world to contribute to the fund.
06 Apr 2020 9:11 PM
Normally, thousands of Romans, tourists and pilgrims would have flocked to an outdoor mass.
05 Apr 2020 7:38 PM
Vatican City said it was only a 'slight indisposition'
29 Feb 2020 5:21 PM
Francis will at noon on Wednesday give the traditional Christmas Day mass -- his 7th -- addressed to world in front of St Peter’s Square.
25 Dec 2019 1:55 PM
Pope Francis kicks off Christmas celebrations with midnight Mass.
25 Dec 2019 11:37 AM
Pope says tech, globalisation endanger youth individuality.
25 Nov 2019 2:28 PM
At least 74,000 people died from the atomic bomb unleashed on the city in western Japan.
24 Nov 2019 4:26 PM
Visiting Thailand, Pope condemns exploitation of women and children.
22 Nov 2019 4:33 PM