Pope sends money for migrants on Poland-Belarus border

Pope Francis has pledged 100,000 euros ($114,000) to help migrants blocked on the border between Poland and Belarus, the Vatican announced Tuesday. The money includes support for the Catholic charity…

Why is Pope Francis so misunderstood? (1)

By Omokugbo Ojeifo. If there’s one thing that many people associate with Pope Francis, it is the capacity of his words to stoke controversy, sometimes over settled matters of church…

Pope Francis: EU commission guide discouraging word ‘Christmas’ was an anachronism

Pope Francis said on Monday that a withdrawn document discouraging European Commission staff from using the word “Christmas” was an “anachronism.” The pope was asked to comment on the 32-page…

Pope Francis receives the credential letters of Ms. Myla Grace Ragenia Catalbas Macahilig

Pope Francis receives the credential letters of Ms. Myla Grace Ragenia Catalbas Macahilig, as she officially begins her role as the Ambassador of the Philippines to the Holy See.

Vatican to lose £100 mn in London building sale: report

The Vatican stands to lose 100 million pounds in charity donations with the sale of a London luxury building at the centre of a financial scandal, a report said Monday.…

Pope urges peace talks in conflict-hit Ethiopia

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. The pontiff said he…

Vatican urges peace talks as Abbas meets Pope

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. Abbas, who…

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the repose of the souls of 208 cardinals and bishops who died in the past year

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PM Modi invites Pope Francis to India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday asked Pope Francis to visit India, a significant opening towards the head of the Catholic Church who has long sought an official invitation to the…

Biden meets Pope Francis to start his European tour

President Biden, a devout Catholic who has nonetheless found himself at odds with many faithful over his support of abortion rights, will meet Friday at the Vatican with Pope Francis.…