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Pope Francis visits an earthquake zone in Italy in 2016. Photo: L'Osservatore Romano

Pope Francis donates 50,000 euros to Greek island struck by earthquake

Jul 3, 2017

Pope Francis has donated 50 thousand euros to the island of Lesbos, Greece, which is recovering from a June earthquake.  Read more

Participants begin to enter the Vatican's Synod Hall before the Friday session of the Synod on the Family, Oct. 10, 2014.

Pope Francis announces new consistory to coincide with close of Jubilee

Oct 9, 2016

By Elise Harris

On Sunday Pope Francis announced that he will hold a consistory of cardinals on the Nov. 19 vigil of the... Read more

The flag of Zimbabwe, which inspired the #ThisFlag movement denouncing the Mugabe government's management of the economy.

Amid protests, Zimbabwe's Christian leaders band together to speak out

Jul 22, 2016

In Zimbabwe, there are protests against the government and officials’ harsh treatment of a Christian pastor whose video about his... Read more