Pope in Azerbaijan

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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 speaks to authorities in Azerbaijan Oct. 2, 2016.

Civil society must guarantee religious freedom, Pope says in Azerbaijan

Oct 2, 2016

By Elise Harris

In his final speech in Azerbaijan, Pope Francis spoke at length praising the good interreligious relations in the country, but... Read more

Pope Francis says religious harmony in Azerbaijan must continue

Oct 2, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a meeting with political leaders Sunday, Pope Francis praised the peaceful relationship among Catholics, Muslims, Orthodox, and Jews in... Read more

Pope Francis arrives to the airport of Baku in Azerbaijan Oct. 2, 2016.

In Azerbaijan, Pope says faith, service weave Christian life together

Oct 2, 2016

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis celebrated Mass immediately after landing in Azerbaijan Sunday, telling faithful gathered in the small church that faith and... Read more