The former pontiff largely stayed out of the public eye since he became the first pope in 600 years to resign, citing health reasons
03 Aug 2020 11:13 AM
The conversion of the edifice, once an important church of Christendom and 'jewel' of Byzantine Empire, has led to an international outcry
24 Jul 2020 10:36 AM
'My thoughts go to Istanbul. I think of Santa Sophia and I am very pained,' the Pope said during his weekly blessing in St. Peter’s Square
13 Jul 2020 12:17 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on faith leaders to promote solidarity based on human rights and human dignity
13 May 2020 2:13 PM
Francis on Monday urged church entities around the world to contribute to the fund.
06 Apr 2020 9:11 PM
Normally, thousands of Romans, tourists and pilgrims would have flocked to an outdoor mass.
05 Apr 2020 7:38 PM
Vatican City said it was only a 'slight indisposition'
29 Feb 2020 5:21 PM
Francis will at noon on Wednesday give the traditional Christmas Day mass -- his 7th -- addressed to world in front of St Peter’s Square.
25 Dec 2019 1:55 PM
Pope Francis kicks off Christmas celebrations with midnight Mass.
25 Dec 2019 11:37 AM
Pope says tech, globalisation endanger youth individuality.
25 Nov 2019 2:28 PM
At least 74,000 people died from the atomic bomb unleashed on the city in western Japan.
24 Nov 2019 4:26 PM
Visiting Thailand, Pope condemns exploitation of women and children.
22 Nov 2019 4:33 PM
‘Heart' of Catholicism in Thailand fired up for Pope Francis.
20 Nov 2019 2:15 PM
Written by Inoue, song, 'Protect all Life - Signs of the Times', is based on theme of Pope's Japan visit and was partly composed using AI.
20 Nov 2019 1:42 PM
Bishops urge Pope to open priesthood to married men in Amazon.
28 Oct 2019 10:14 AM
For the record, the Saints, those from New Orleans, beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-6 on Sunday.
14 Oct 2019 1:43 PM
He explained that there had been electrical power problem and that he had been stuck in elevator until freed by Vatican fire officers.
01 Sep 2019 5:06 PM
'That forest lung is vital for our planet,' Pope Francis said.
25 Aug 2019 5:10 PM
The protesters said the Cardinal should not be allowed to chair the meeting of the Synod 'as he is an accused in many cases.'
19 Jul 2019 11:01 AM
The Vatican had earlier declared three Kerala-born Indian Catholics as Saints.
03 Jul 2019 4:20 PM