U.S. President Donald Trump and Pope Francis held a 30-minute meeting at the Vatican on Wednesday, underscoring the emphasis during the first presidential foreign trip on the three Abrahamic (monotheistic) faiths. The two men, meting for the first time, shook hands. The pope appeared somber. The president grinned. “It’s a very great honor,” Trump said to… Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted: May 24th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Donald Trump, News, Pope Francis | Tags: news, Pope Francis, President Donald Trump, Vatican | Comments Off on President Trump Meets Pope Francis at Vatican
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has slammed as “diabolical” an attack on an elderly care home in Yemen which killed at least 16 people, including four nuns, the Vatican said Saturday. “His Holiness Pope Francis was shocked and profoundly saddened to learn of the killing of four Missionaries of Charity and 12 others at a home… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: March 6th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Pope Francis | Tags: Missionaries of Charity, Pope Francis, Terrorism, Yemen | Comments Off on Pope shocked by ‘diabolical’ deadly attack on Yemen care home
PHILADELPHIA — Jennifer Millar sat thinking about the strangeness of it all. After a hard-knocks life that included abuse and 22 years of cocaine addiction, she landed in jail on a drug charge and, when a paperwork snafu delayed her release, found herself a few feet from Pope Francis. Millar, 37, of Philadelphia squeezed the pope’s… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 28th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Pope Francis | Tags: Pope Francis, prisoners | Comments Off on Pope to prisoners: ‘I am here as a pastor, but above all as a brother’
With a simple message of love and family, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in front of nearly a million people in Philadelphia Sunday and wrapped up his historic six-day journey to meet the American people. On a massive stage capped by a golden arc, the pope used his homily to remind the crowd that love is born… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 27th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Pope Francis | Tags: Pope Francis | Comments Off on Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Philadelphia, bids farewell to U.S.
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Posted: December 24th, 2013 | Author: admin | Filed under: Christianity, Christmas, Pope Francis | Tags: Christmas, news, Pope Francis, RePost | Comments Off on Raw: Pope Celebrates First Christmas Eve Mass