Pope Francis urges stance against human trafficking

- 11 February 2019 1

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis called Sunday for an end to human trafficking, encouraging Catholics to pray for the intercession of St. Josephine Bakhita, the patron ... Read More

Pope Francis outlines key priorities for February sex abuse summit

- 29 January 2019 1

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE: Pope Francis said Monday that he sensed “inflated expectation” surrounding the Vatican’s February sex abuse summit, and outlined his specific aims ... Read More

Pope’s ‘Click to Pray’ app connects Catholics to a smartphone prayer network

- 21 January 2019 0

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis launched an app Sunday called “Click to Pray,” which connects Catholics to a global network to share prayer intentions via their ... Read More

Pope Francis asks for prayers for Indonesia after deadly tsunami 

- 24 December 2018 0

INDONESIA: After a deadly tsunami struck Indonesia Saturday night, killing more than 200 people and injuring hundreds more, Pope Francis has asked for everyone to ... Read More

Advent demands conversion, recognising our mistakes: Pope Francis

- 12 December 2018 0

VATICAN CITY: Advent is a time of waiting and expectation, Pope Francis said Sunday, but this season also requires a “journey of conversion.” Read More

Pope Francis marks World War I centenary with message of peace

- 12 November 2018 1

VATICAN CITY: The bells of St. Peter’s Basilica rang out in unison with church bells around the world as Pope Francis commemorated 100 years since ... Read More

Pope Francis ends synod, calls final document “work of the Holy Spirit”

- 29 October 2018 0

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis closed the 2018 Synod of Bishops Oct. 27, calling the meeting’s final document the work of the Holy Spirit. Read More