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World - International
12/6/2021 10:10:46 PM
Pope Francis urged caution Monday in the "interpretation" of a damning report into child sexual abuse by French Catholic clergy, saying a "historical situation" must be viewed in context.

World - International
12/5/2021 11:14:36 AM
Pope Francis returns Sunday to Lesbos, the Greek island at the heart of a massive wave of migration into Europe six years ago, after pointedly criticizing European governments on their current handling of migrants during a visit to two hard-hit countries.

Egypt - Society
12/4/2021 10:44:02 PM
Egypt’s Al-Azhar will build on earlier efforts with the Vatican and intensify measures to implement the provisions of the Document on Human Fraternity, Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb said.

World - International
12/4/2021 11:41:40 AM
Pope Francis is starting the second leg of a five-day visit to Cyprus and Greece aimed at bolstering recently mended ties between the Vatican and Greek Orthodox churches.

World - Region
12/3/2021 6:23:50 PM
Pope Francis held an ecumenical prayer service for migrants and refugees in a church on the divided island of Cyprus on Friday, in which he spoke out against "closed-mindedness and prejudice".

World - Region
12/2/2021 5:26:12 PM
Pope Francis arrived on the divided island of Cyprus on Thursday as part of a landmark trip to push two of his priorities: the plight of migrants and inter-confessional dialogue.

World - International
11/14/2021 4:00:37 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday urged political and economic leaders to show courage and long-range vision, hours after U.N. led-climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, ended in compromise on how to combat global warming.

World - Region
11/9/2021 4:41:43 PM
Pope Francis condemned an assassination attempt against Iraq's prime minister as a ``vile act of terrorism'' and said Tuesday he is praying for peace in the country.

World - International
11/7/2021 2:32:09 PM
Pope Francis called Sunday for greater diplomatic efforts to end a conflict in Ethiopia, as rebels fighting the government threatened to advance into the capital city.

World - Region
11/4/2021 9:27:15 PM
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas held a private audience with Pope Francis Thursday and met with top Vatican officials, who emphasised the importance of resuming peace talks with Israel.

World - International
11/4/2021 3:37:41 PM
Pope Francis appointed a woman Thursday to head up the governorate of the Vatican, as he forges ahead with a mission to achieve greater gender equality in the Church.

World - International
10/29/2021 11:28:52 AM
Pope Francis issued an urgent appeal Friday to world leaders ahead of the U.N. climate conference to take ``radical decisions'' to protect the environment and prioritize the common good rather than nationalistic interests.

World - Region
10/24/2021 5:03:50 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday made an impassioned plea to end the practice of returning migrants rescued at sea to Libya and other unsafe countries where they suffer 'inhumane violence', and he called on the international community to find concrete ways to manage migratory flows in the Mediterranean Sea.

World - International
10/6/2021 11:15:58 AM
Pope Francis on Wednesday expressed his "shame" at the sexual abuse of children by French Catholic clergy, laid bare in a devastating report this week.

Egypt - Society
10/4/2021 6:44:44 PM
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb and Catholic Pope Francis discussed at the Vatican on Monday the efforts to spread the principles of the Human Fraternity Document worldwide, according to the Grand Imam's office.

World - International
9/13/2021 1:30:58 PM
Pope Francis cracked jokes Monday and took an ambling walk to greet well-wishers as he opened his first full day in Slovakia in good health and spirits ahead of a solemn encounter with the country's Jewish community

World - International
9/12/2021 2:50:10 PM
Francis is only spending seven hours in Budapest before moving Sunday afternoon onto a four-day tour of neighboring Slovakia

World - International
9/1/2021 10:42:51 AM
Francis called for Christians across the world to engage in 'prayer, penance and fasting' in the face of events in Afghanistan

World - International
7/26/2021 7:27:36 PM
Francis called the `scandal' of hunger a 'crime that violates basic human rights'

World - International
7/18/2021 12:31:48 PM
Two weeks after surgery that removed a portion of his colon, Pope Francis has resumed his traditional Sunday appearance from a Vatican window to greet the faithful

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