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Posted on 11/29/2023 11:50 AM ()
Speaking on the sidelines of an event at the Italian Chamber of Deputies, Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin confirms that Pope Francis is getting better and that his scheduled journey to Dubai for COP28 was cancelled to ensure his full recovery.
Posted on 11/29/2023 10:04 AM ()
Ukraine says it has killed five high-ranking Russian officials in an area that Russia's military has partly occupied. The strike comes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has entered its 22nd month and the NATO military alliance holding talks on the challenges ahead.
Posted on 11/29/2023 09:53 AM ()
Among the hostages taken by Hamas militants in their incursion into Israel on October 7 there are several Bedouins, including 16-year-old Aisha who was kidnapped along with her father and two siblings.
Posted on 11/29/2023 09:45 AM ()
As the Franciscan Family marks the 8th Centenary of the confirmation of the Rule of St. Francis, on 29 November 1223, Pope Francis invites Franciscan friars and sisters to renew their vocation of bringing the Gospel of poverty and fraternity to today’s world.
Posted on 11/29/2023 09:38 AM ()
As the Pope calls for the extension of the truce in Gaza, international mediators appear to be making progress on that front, encouraging Hamas militants to keep freeing hostages in exchange for the release of Palestinian prisoners. The cease-fire will otherwise end within a day.
Posted on 11/29/2023 05:17 AM ()
Pope Francis meets with the Celtic Football Club on Wednesday, encouraging them to be good examples and not to lose their ‘amateur’ spirit.
Posted on 11/29/2023 03:03 AM ()
Pope Francis calls for an extension of the truce between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, saying that "war is always a defeat" for everyone except arms manufacturers.
Posted on 11/29/2023 02:22 AM ()
At the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis continues his catechesis series on apostolic zeal, reflecting on the Christian mission to share the joy of the Gospel.
Posted on 11/28/2023 13:31 PM ()
The Director of the Holy See Press Office says Pope Francis’ physicians have asked him not to undertake his scheduled journey to Dubai to participate in the COP28 Summit, and he has accepted their advice “with great regret.”
Posted on 11/28/2023 11:11 AM ()
Pope Francis holds an audience with a delegation of victims of child abuse by members of the Church, and says that "abuse is a betrayal of our God-given humanity."