Archive of April 29, 2017

Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight presser from Egypt

Apr 29, 2017 - 03:41 pm .- In his conversation with journalists on the way back from Egypt, Pope Francis touched on an array of topics, including North Korea, populism and a possible visit from President Donald Trump.

Pope Francis talks nuclear war, North Korea during in-flight presser

Apr 29, 2017 - 02:50 pm .- During a press conference Saturday aboard the papal plane from Egypt to Rome, Pope Francis said that in the face of conflict and the possibility of nuclear war, United Nations leaders need to provide a strong leadership, focusing on diplomacy and peaceful negotiation.

Egyptians filled with hope by Pope Francis' message of peace

Apr 29, 2017 - 12:58 pm .- As Pope Francis returns from his April 28-29 trip to Cairo, Egyptians of all faiths were pleased by his visit and his message – one that filled them with hope for the future, they said.

Order of Malta elects interim Grand Master amid ongoing reform

Apr 29, 2017 - 09:37 am .- The Order of Malta elected Fra Giacomo Dalla Torre as their interim Grand Master as the latest move in the ongoing reform their leadership, which the bulk of his one-year mandate will focus on.

Pope tells Egypt religious to never fear or flee from the cross

Apr 29, 2017 - 07:44 am .- Pope Francis told Egypt’s priests and religious to never be discouraged or fear the challenges of their ministry, and warned against seven key temptations he said can keep them from being faithful to the Lord in their daily tasks.

In Trump's first 100 days, Catholics find a mixed bag

Apr 29, 2017 - 05:27 am .- Catholic leaders have found cause for both praise and concern after the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Our only 'fanaticism' should be love, Pope tells Egypt's Catholics

Apr 29, 2017 - 03:40 am .- On Saturday Pope Francis told Egyptian Catholics that truly living the faith means ridding ourselves of hypocritical attitudes and focusing on the only obsession that counts: loving others, no matter how hard it is.

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