Tag: Vatican

Ex-pope Benedict wants name removed from new book – aide

Former Pope Benedict wants his name removed as co-author of a new book on the issue of priestly celibacy, his personal secretary said on Tuesday, in the latest twist in a saga that has riveted the Roman Catholic world.

Watch: Pope Francis meets with Maltese altar servers in Rome

The group was accompanied by Mgr Frans Bonnici.

Photos: Pope urges Thais not to see Christianity as ‘foreign’

The pope was on his last full day of a visit to Thailand, where the dominant culture is closely tied to Buddhism, although the Catholic minority of fewer than 1% were generally treated well in modern times.

Photos: Guess who’s coming to lunch? Pope hosts meal for 1,500...

Pope Francis hosted 1,500 homeless and needy people for lunch on Sunday as the Roman Catholic Church marked its World Day of...

Pope wants to visit South Sudan next year, urges unity government

Pope Francis said on Sunday he wanted to make his postponed visit to South Sudan next year, and he urged the country's...

Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide towards new ‘barbarism’

Pope Francis urged Silicon Valley giants on Friday to make sure technological advances such as artificial intelligence do not lead to a...

Pope invites leaders to Vatican for global compact on education

Pope Francis on Thursday invited world political, cultural, and religious leaders to a meeting at the Vatican next year to agree on "A Global...

Maltese musical talent in Rome and the Vatican City promoting cultural...

Throughout this week, musical society Beland Band is organising a musical programme performed in Rome and the Vatican City, assisted by the Cultural Diplomacy Fund,...

Watch: Pope Francis freed by firemen after being stuck in lift

Credit: Vatican NewsPope Francis arrived late for his Angelus on Sunday, as he was trapped inside a Vatican lift which required the firemen's assistance.The...

Maltese Monsignor involved in discussion between Vatican and Vietnam

The Holy See and Vietnam are starting two days of talks in the Vatican, the Holy See’s Press office said on Tuesday.The Vietnamese Delegation...