Pope in Georgia

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Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard the papal plane during the flight from Baku to Rome, Oct. 2, 2016.

Full text: Pope Francis' in-flight press conference from Azerbaijan

Oct 2, 2016

During his flight from Baku, Azerbaijan to Rome on Sunday, Pope Francis gave a press conference to the journalists aboard... Read more

Pope Francis says Mass Feb. 2, 2015.

Pope invites Georgian Orthodox to unity through baptism

Oct 1, 2016

Speaking to Georgia's religious and civil authorities on Saturday, Pope Francis affirmed the country's Christian identity, and called the Georgian... Read more

Pope Francis greets disabled people outside the Assistance Center of St. Camillius in Georgia Oct. 1, 2016.

Disabled youth perform special dance for Pope Francis in Georgia

Oct 1, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis was treated to a special presentation Saturday when young people, including several disabled youth in wheelchairs, performed traditional... Read more

Pope Francis.

Pope in Georgia blasts gender theory as the 'great enemy' of marriage

Oct 1, 2016

By Elise Harris

In a lengthy, off-the-cuff speech in Georgia, Pope Francis said the world today is at war with marriage, and urged... Read more

This image of St. Therese of Lisieux was a gift presented to Pope Francis by French journalist Caroline Pigozzi. Photo courtesy of Caroline Pigozzi/CNA.

Pope to Georgian Catholics: imitate St. Therese's 'little way'

Oct 1, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

It’s important to follow the example of St. Therese's “little way,” trusting in God and his consolation with the faith... Read more

Georgian Orthodox protestors line the streets of Tbilisi on Pope Francis' arrival to Georgia, Sept. 30, 2016.

In Georgia visit, Pope finds a country of Christian tensions

Sep 30, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Francis on his visit to Georgia will find a country where dialogue among Christians is particularly difficult, with cool... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Ilia II, the Georgian Orthodox Catholicos and Patriarch of All Georgia, in Tbilisi, Sept. 30, 2016.

Pope Francis to Georgian Orthodox: Christ's love unites us

Sep 30, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

God's love and our unity in Christ are what enable us to overcome conflict and disagreement, and to spread the... Read more

Pope Francis arrives at the Tbilisi airport in Georgia Sept. 30, 2016.

In Georgia, Pope says true peace is built on justice, mutual respect

Sep 30, 2016

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis landed in Georgia Friday, telling leaders of the former Soviet republic that peace is urgent in today’s troubled... Read more