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World - International
6/14/2024 3:10:47 PM
Pope Francis arrived at a G7 summit Friday in Italy, the first head of the Catholic Church to take part in the meeting of rich democracies, after a morning clowning with comedians at the Vatican.

World - Africa
2/25/2024 9:01:35 PM
At least 15 civilians were killed and two others injured during a "terrorist" attack on a Catholic church during Sunday mass in northern Burkina Faso, a senior church official said.

World - Region
1/29/2024 3:07:13 PM
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Roman Catholic church in Istanbul during a Sunday Mass that killed one person.

World - International
9/30/2023 1:01:39 PM
Pope Francis presided over a ceremony Saturday to create 21 new cardinals, including key figures at the Vatican and in the field who will help enact his reforms and cement his legacy as he enters a crucial new phase in running the Catholic Church.

World - Region
9/28/2023 6:21:53 PM
Survivors of a fire that tore through an Iraqi wedding and those mourning the at least 100 lives lost filled the pews for a Christian mass Thursday, two days after the disaster.

Egypt - Society
5/17/2023 5:15:51 PM
Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria and head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, expressed joy after meeting with the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church Monsignor Mario Delpini at the headquarters of the Archdiocese of Milan on Tuesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
5/16/2023 11:49:47 PM
The visit by Pope Tawadros II to the Vatican and the exchange of gifts with Pope Francis assert the amicable relationship between the Coptic and Catholic churches, reports Amira Hisham

Egypt - Society
5/9/2023 8:11:30 PM
Egypt's Pope Tawadros II arrived at Rome International Airport on Tuesday to begin a visit to Vatican City on Wednesday, marking 50 years of relations between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
5/9/2023 1:43:00 PM
The upcoming visit by Pope Tawadros II to the Vatican will draw the Coptic Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches closer, reports Amira Hisham

Egypt - Society
5/1/2023 6:16:54 PM
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, pope of Alexandria and patriarch of the See of St Mark, said on Monday he is scheduled to embark on a three-day visit to the Vatican City from 10 to 12 May and meet with Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church, to mark 50 years of relations between the two churches.

World - International
4/1/2023 8:18:21 PM
Pope Francis's unexpected hospitalisation this week raised fresh questions over his future, providing fuel for critics hungry for a new head of the Catholic Church, experts say.

World - International
2/8/2023 6:56:49 PM
European bishops on Wednesday demanded the immediate release of Nicaraguan clergy detained in the government's crackdown on the Catholic Church, saying they have been falsely accused and are being subjected to unjust persecution.

World - International
12/19/2022 2:16:31 PM
Pope Francis has revealed in an interview published Sunday that shortly after being elected pontiff in 2013 he wrote a resignation letter in case medical problems impede him from carrying out his duties.

World - Region
11/6/2022 12:15:57 PM
Pope Francis said Sunday he was praying for "suffering peoples of the Middle East", at the end of a Bahrain visit promoting inter-faith dialogue in the Gulf state.

World - Africa
9/18/2022 2:47:22 PM
Five priests, a nun and two churchgoers were kidnapped by attackers who set fire to a church in western Cameroon, the Catholic Church said Sunday, the latest violence in an area hit by bloody conflict between anglophone separatists and the state.

World - International
7/30/2022 11:11:34 AM
Pope Francis acknowledged Saturday that he can no longer travel like he used to because of his strained knee ligaments, saying his weeklong Canadian pilgrimage was ``a bit of a test'' that showed he needs to slow down and one day possibly retire.

World - International
7/24/2022 10:50:11 AM
Pope Francis began a fraught visit to Canada on Sunday to apologize to Indigenous peoples for abuses by missionaries at residential schools, a key step in the Catholic Church's efforts to reconcile with Native communities and help them heal from generations of trauma.

World - International
7/17/2022 4:03:24 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday asked for prayers to accompany him on what he called his ``penitential'' pilgrimage to Canada to apologize to Indigenous groups for abuses inflicted by the Catholic church.

World - International
7/5/2022 8:33:16 PM
An independent commission that is to conduct Spain's first official probe into suspected sexual abuse of minors within the Catholic Church met for the first time Tuesday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/7/2022 7:38:01 PM
Egypt condemns “in the strongest terms” the horrific attack that targeted a Catholic Church in southwestern Nigeria on Monday, and resulted in the death of tens of victims in addition to the injury of others, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

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