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Pope Francis gives the Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square on Oct. 2, 2013.

Pope asks for moment of silence for victims of Portugal forest fires

Jun 18, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Sunday, following the Angelus, Pope Francis asked pilgrims in St. Peter's Square to pause for a silent moment of prayer... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at the Chapel of the Apparitions in Fatima, Portugal, May 12, 2017.

Mary points to Christ's mercy, Pope Francis tells Fatima pilgrims

May 12, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis asked pilgrims in Fatima on Friday evening to think about the qualities the Virgin Mary possesses, being careful... Read more

Our Lady of Fatima.

Visionaries' canonization would 'complete' the Fatima centenary

Mar 28, 2017

Fatima's bishop has said the centenary of the locale's Marian apparition would not be complete without the announcement of the... Read more

Pope Francis gives the Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square on Oct. 2, 2013.

Pope Francis voices solidarity, closeness to victims of Portugal fires

Aug 16, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Tuesday, Pope Francis voiced his sorrow for the damage done by wildfires raging on the Portuguese island of Madeira,... Read more

Vatican Journalist Aura Miguel with Radio Renascença interviews Pope Francis Sept. 8, 2015.

Full Text of Pope Francis' interview with Portuguese radio station

Sep 14, 2015

In a new, wide-ranging interview Pope Francis touched on a variety of serious and lighthearted topics, such as the current... Read more