Tag: Pope Francis

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Baldacchino to head the Diocese of Las...

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Peter Baldacchino to head the Diocese of Las Cruces, New Mexico. The Catholic News Agency reported that the Bishop...

And then there was light: Cardinal breaks law to restore power...

A close aide to Pope Francis has drawn the ire of Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini by climbing down a manhole to restore...

Pope approves visits to contested Bosnian shrine

Pope Francis has approved pilgrimages to Medjugorje, a village in Bosnia that is steeped in controversy over whether the Madonna appears to local people,...

Mothers are the future of society– Bishop Grech

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, the Bishop of Gozo, Mgr Mario Grech paid tribute to the generosity and perpetual kindness without expectation of return which is displayed by Mothers. Removing the maternal paradigm from society, said Bishop Grech, renders society cold and calculating. He then draws parallels for motherhood with the trials and tribulations of the Virgin Mary and encouraged the faithful to put their trust in Her as the mother of humankind.

Pope issues sweeping decree holding bishops accountable for sex abuse or...

Pope Francis introduced sweeping changes in Catholic Church law on Thursday to hold bishops accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, making reporting...

Pope, invoking Mother Teresa, encourages North Macedonia’s bid to join EU

Pope Francis on Tuesday implicitly blessed efforts by North Macedonia and other Balkan countries to join the European Union, saying Skopje could look to...

Photos: Pope defends migrants during trip to immigration-adverse Bulgaria

Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second...

Pope appeals for evacuation of refugees in Libya camps

Pope Francis called on Sunday for the evacuation of refugees held in detention camps in Libya as fighting there escalates.Speaking at the Sunday Angelus...

Photos: Pope leads Catholics into Easter with vigil Mass

Pope Francis led the world's Roman Catholics into Easter at a vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Saturday night, urging the faithful to...

Human trafficking, migrants and abused minors at Pope’s Via Crucis

Pope Francis on Good Friday presided at the traditional Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) at the Colosseum, Rome. The reflections penned by Sister...