Articles Tagged 'Pope Francis'


Why Melania & Ivanka Trump stuck to traditional Vatican dress codes when meeting Pope Francis today

by Caroline Leaper | The Telegraph
Published on May 24, 2017
The Trumps arrived in Rome last night, and their first engagement this morning was a headliner in the global tour which they are currently part… READ MORE
Pope Francis responds to questions about US papal visit aboard flight from Manila to Rome

In new interview, pope talks about his safety, politics, virtual relationships

by CAROL GLATZ | Catholic News Service
Published on March 11, 2015

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A religious procession, a brainstorm session and a few glasses of wine led a group of residents gathered in a shantytown… READ MORE
Pope Francis leads his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican

Pope Francis Says There’s a Place for Pets in Paradise

by David Stout |
Published on December 12, 2014

Pope Francis confirmed during his weekly address in the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square that canines, along with “all of God’s creatures,” can make it to… READ MORE

Pope Francis Calls for Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

by teleSUR
Published on December 9, 2014

The Pontiff says that nuclear deterrence and the threats of mutual destruction cannot be the basis for coexistence and fraternity among countries and peoples. Tuesday… READ MORE

Pope Francis Illuminates World’s Largest Christmas Tree

Published on December 8, 2014

Tapping on a tablet, Pope Francis on Sunday evening lit the world’s largest Christmas tree. Made of nearly 1,000 multi-colored lights connected by more than… READ MORE

Pope Francis: Church Must Find Ways of Welcoming Divorced Catholics, Gays

by DEBORAH BALL | The Wall Street Journal  |  published on December 7, 2014
ROME— Pope Francis said the Catholic Church must find ways of welcoming divorced and gay Catholics as part of a yearlong debate by the church’s leadership that has already exposed a split within its ranks. In an interview with Argentine newspaper La Nación published Sunday, the pontiff addressed the turmoil his 20-month papacy has stirred with more tradition-minded groups in… READ MORE

Evangelicals, Catholics Try to Adapt to Gays’ Legal Wins

by Jennifer G. Hickey  |  published on October 29, 2014
With advocates of gay marriage achieving legal victories, many conservative Christians and evangelicals are trying to adapt to the evolving change in the courts and broader society. “One of the embarrassments that I have to bear is that I have written on some of these issues for 30 years. At a couple of points, I’ve got to say I got… READ MORE

Pope Francis shakes up Vatican’s finance panel

by John L. Allen Jr., The Boston Globe
Published on June 5, 2014

ROME – Pope Francis today pressed his campaign to internationalize the Vatican’s financial management, replacing an all-Italian panel overseeing his anti-money laundering agency with a… READ MORE

Pope Francis tells couples not to substitute dogs and cats for children

by Josephine McKenna |
Published on June 3, 2014

VATICAN CITY | Pope Francis on Monday (June 2) warned married couples against substituting cats and dogs for children — a move that he said… READ MORE
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Pope to Packed Stadium: Families are Under Attack

by Associated Press
Published on June 2, 2014

ROME — Pope Francis has led a pep rally to boost faith at Rome’s soccer stadium, packed with more than 50,000 Catholics who follow charismatic… READ MORE