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Pope Francis - Latest News
Apr 19, 2019 - 10:30 am .- Pope Francis’ prayer at Good Friday’s Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum included a plea for abused youth and for the Church, whom he said is continually under attack.
Apr 18, 2019 - 02:57 am .- The holy oil blessed at the Chrism Mass is a reminder of the priest’s call to be close to the People of God, pouring himself out in service to them, Pope Francis said Thursday.
Apr 17, 2019 - 05:56 pm .- A Canadian priest’s controversial 2018 characterization of Pope Francis was plagiarized, according to a recent media report. The priest, Fr. Thomas Rosica, SDB, apologized in February after he was discovered to have committed acts of plagiarism serially.
Apr 17, 2019 - 01:10 pm .- President Donald Trump and Pope Francis spoke on the phone Wednesday afternoon, with the president pledging to assist with the rebuilding of Notre-Dame de Paris.
Apr 16, 2019 - 05:28 am .- Pope Francis Tuesday expressed his unity with the people of France following a major blaze at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, encouraging the rebuilding of the “architectural jewel” and “witness of the faith.”
Apr 15, 2019 - 05:28 pm .- Pope Francis met with a group of high school students this weekend, encouraging them to monitor their cell phone use, so as not to create obstacles to a culture of encounter.
Apr 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm .- Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone was awarded the Gold Medal of the Pontificate Monday for his artistic accomplishments.
Apr 14, 2019 - 04:37 am .- On Palm Sunday, Pope Francis warned against the temptation of “triumphalism,” encouraging Catholics to follow Jesus’s way of humility and obedience exemplified in His Passion.
Apr 12, 2019 - 11:30 am .- Pope Francis paid a surprise visit to a center for Alzhiemer’s patients Friday afternoon.
Apr 12, 2019 - 10:09 am .- In the wake of massive flooding in Iran, Pope Francis has sent 100,000 euros (about $113,000) for emergency aid.
Apr 11, 2019 - 04:45 pm .- At the heart of his new essay, Benedict XVI insists that the purpose of punishing the perpetrators of sexual abuse is the salvation of souls, which is the highest law of the Catholic Church.
Apr 11, 2019 - 06:40 am .- Pope Francis said Thursday that human trafficking is, “without doubt,” a crime against humanity for its violation of human dignity and freedom.
Apr 10, 2019 - 03:49 am .- Pope Francis warned Wednesday that pride is the most dangerous attitude in the Christian life, pointing out that even the holiest of people have received everything from God.
Apr 9, 2019 - 12:59 pm .- The leaders of the newest country in the world will meet this week in the smallest country in the world.
Apr 7, 2019 - 05:52 am .- Pope Francis Sunday emphasized the need for people to have a firm resolve to change their lives when they ask for forgiveness of their sins.
Apr 5, 2019 - 10:02 am .- The pope’s annual Good Friday Stations of the Cross, held at the Colosseum, will be written by a religious sister devoted to fighting human trafficking, it was announced Friday.
Apr 5, 2019 - 09:40 am .- Discussing current digital trends, from “influencers” to cyborgs to “zapping,” Pope Francis’ recent apostolic letter to young people contains both buzzwords and moral advice for Millenial and iGen digital natives.
Apr 4, 2019 - 12:23 pm .- The Vatican will host a “spiritual retreat” for South Sudan’s president and opposition leader as they navigate the peace process in the war torn country, a Vatican spokesman confirmed Wednesday.
Apr 4, 2019 - 04:40 am .- Gregory’s arrival in Washington follows months of intense speculation, with many frustrated at the apparent delay - but the process for replacing Cardinal Wuerl has been anything but ‘business as usual.’
Apr 4, 2019 - 04:26 am .- The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith announced Thursday that, following an appeal, the Vatican's court has upheld last year's verdict finding an archbishop in Guam guilty of abuse of minors.