Vatican News


Pope in Bangui: Open the doors of mercy, counter violence with love
Nov 30 2015
Put down the weapons of war and work for justice, Pope Francis urged the people of the Central African Republic.

Pope arrives in violence-torn Central African Republic preaching peace
Nov 30 2015
The pope landed in Central African Republic Nov. 29 saying he came as “a pilgrim of peace.”

Honor your martyrs by putting faith into action, pope tells Ugandans
Nov 28 2015
Pope Francis encouraged Ugandan Christians to draw inspiration from the 19th-century Ugandan Martyrs.

Choice is clear, pope says: Protect environment or destroy it
Nov 27 2015
The international community is facing a stark and serious choice, "either to improve or to destroy the environment," Pope Francis said. ​

Arriving in Kenya, pope says tolerance, respect are keys to peace
Nov 25 2015
Pope Francis arrived in Kenya Nov. 25 urging tolerance and respect among people of different religions and different ethnic groups.

Education is too selective, elitist, pope says
Nov 23 2015
Pope Francis is warning against Catholic education becoming elitist.

Accepting invite from Rome’s Jewish community, pope to visit synagogue
Nov 17 2015
Pope Francis will visit Rome’s synagogue and meet with the city’s Jewish community Jan. 17.

Pray, study, listen to conscience, pope says about eucharistic sharing
Nov 16 2015
Pope Francis responded to question about eucharistic sharing by saying he could not issue a general rule.

Keep your eyes on what is eternal, pope says at Mass
Nov 13 2015
At Mass on Nov. 13, Pope Francis reminded Catholics that the source of all beauty and the final destiny of all things lie in God.

Pope gives interview to homeless vendor, reveals childhood memories
Nov 13 2015
Inundated with requests from major media outlets around the world, Pope Francis chose to sit down for an interview with a homeless man who makes his living selling newspapers.