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Pope Francis kisses a young child during a special meeting with sick children in New York City, Sept. 25, 2015.

Although trips can be tiring, Pope says people make the effort 'worth it'

In a new interview published Sunday, Pope Francis said that though his many papal trips are often very tiring, both... Read more

Pope will make two-day visit to Fatima marking apparition anniversary

Though rumors have been floating around for some time, the Vatican confirmed Saturday that Pope Francis will travel to Fatima,... Read more

Pope Francis arrives at the airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Africa, South America trips in Pope's sights for next two years

Pope Francis has revealed that he hopes to make extensive voyages to Africa and Latin America in the next two... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on June 4, 2014.

Priest hopes papal visit will nurture fledgling Albanian Church

Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Albania could encourage the leaders of the Catholic Church in a nation with a long... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday General Audience, Aug. 27, 2014.

Pope's visit will change Philippines, Cardinal Tagle hopes

Pope Francis’ visit to the Philippines in January will be an opportunity to lead the Church in the country down... Read more

Pope Francis arrives at the airport in Rio de Janeiro.

Pope's Albania visit will draw from past, look to future

Pope Francis’ upcoming Albanian visit will highlight Mother Teresa, honor the martyrs of Albania’s atheistic past, and suggest the country’s... Read more

Fr. Federico Lombardi answers questions on the Pope's visit to the Holy Land in May.

No plans to raise security ahead of Pope's Albania visit

There are no plans to increase security for Pope Francis' Sept. 21 trip to Albania despite new reports of a... Read more