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World - Region
5/9/2022 8:30:00 PM
Pope Francis has postponed a trip to Lebanon initially planned for June over health concerns, Lebanon's tourism minister Walid Nassar said Monday.

World - Africa
5/7/2022 2:47:05 PM
Pope Francis, whose mobility has been limited of late by a nagging knee problem, is looking forward to visiting South Sudan in July, according to a joint message by the pontiff, the archbishop of Canterbury and a Scottish church official.

World - International
5/4/2022 3:24:01 PM
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met with Pope Francis and top Vatican officials in talks about the need for ``a world free of nuclear weapons,'' the Vatican said Wednesday.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/4/2022 10:43:00 AM
His appeals for an Orthodox Easter truce in Ukraine went unheeded. His planned meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church was canceled. A proposed visit to Moscow? Nyet. Even his attempt to showcase Russian-Ukrainian friendship fell flat.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/17/2022 10:18:14 PM
On what is supposed to be Christianity's most joyful day, Pope Francis made an anguished Easter Sunday plea for peace in the ``senseless'' war in Ukraine and in other armed conflicts raging in the world, and voiced worry about the risk of nuclear warfare.

World - International
4/17/2022 2:39:46 PM
On what is supposed to be Christianity's most joyful day, Pope Francis made an anguished Easter Sunday plea for peace in the ``senseless'' war in Ukraine and in other armed conflicts raging in the world, and cited the ``troubling'' risk of nuclear warfare.

World - Region
4/17/2022 1:31:07 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday called for free access to the holy sites in Jerusalem as he delivered his annual Easter address amid simmering violence between Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy City.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/10/2022 2:16:03 PM
Pope Francis opened Holy Week Sunday with a call for an Easter truce in Ukraine to make room for a negotiated peace, highlighting the need for leaders to ``make some sacrifices for the good of the people.''

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/2/2022 1:01:39 PM
Pope Francis said Saturday he is studying a possible visit to Kyiv and he blasted Russian President Vladimir Putin for launching a ``savage'' war. Speaking after his arrival in Malta, he delivered his most pointed and personalized denunciation yet of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

World - International
3/31/2022 4:23:39 PM
Drums pounded through the frescoed halls of the Apostolic Palace on Thursday and out into St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis welcomed a First Nations delegation seeking an apology for the Catholic Church's role in running Canada's notorious residential schools.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/27/2022 2:16:12 PM
Pope Francis has stepped up his pleas for negotiations to end the fighting in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/22/2022 2:28:38 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called Tuesday on Pope Francis to mediate in his country's conflict with Russia to help alleviate human suffering, nearly one month into Moscow's invasion.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/19/2022 10:19:49 PM
Pope Francis on Saturday visited Ukrainian children who have fled the Russian invasion and are being cared for at the Vatican's paediatric hospital in Rome.

World - International
3/19/2022 7:38:25 PM
Pope Francis released his long-awaited reform program of the Holy See bureaucracy on Saturday that envisages greater decision-making roles for the laity and gives new institutional weight to efforts to fight clerical sex abuse.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
2/28/2022 2:54:32 PM
The Vatican is "ready to help" negotiations to stop the war in Ukraine after Moscow's invasion, Pope Francis's number two said in interviews published Monday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
2/27/2022 2:49:52 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday called for an end to fighting in Ukraine on the fourth day of a Russian invasion of the country.

World - Region
2/20/2022 6:01:43 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday hailed healthcare workers as heroes for their service every day, not just during the pandemic, asking the public in St. Peter's Square to join with him in applause.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/16/2022 6:32:00 PM
Egypt is reassuming its crucial role in promoting an enlightened understanding of Islam supported by its determination to root a wider culture of human rights, writes Moushira Khattab, president of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR).

Sports - Omni sports
2/2/2022 3:39:42 PM
Pope Francis paid tribute Wednesday to Paralympians and refugee athletes, offering his best wishes for a successful Beijing Olympics and calling for sports to ``make a more fraternal world.''

World - International
1/1/2022 2:34:14 PM
Pope Francis ushered in the new year Saturday by praising the skills women bring to promoting peace in the world, and he equated violence against women to an offense against God.

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