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Pope Francis during the general audience in St. Peter's Square Jan. 24, 2018.

Amid deadly protests, Pope Francis appeals for peace in DRC

Jan 24, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

At the end of the general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis spoke out against violence, particularly its escalation amid political protests... Read more

Pope Francis greets the pilgrims at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Oct. 28, 2015.

Pope stops popemobile to help police officer thrown from horse

Jan 18, 2018

Pope Francis stopped the ‘popemobile’ today in the streets of Iquique, Chile today, after seeing a police officer thrown from... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Iquique, Chile Jan. 18, 2018.

Pope Francis in Chile: Don’t water down the joy of faith

Jan 18, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

At Mass in Iquique Thursday morning, Pope Francis drew attention to the care Mary shows at the Wedding at Cana,... Read more

Pope Francis marries flight attendants Paula Podest and Carlos Ciuffardi during his flight from Santiago to Iquique Jan. 18, 2018.

Love is in the air: Pope marries couple mid-flight during Chile visit

Jan 18, 2018

By Elise Harris

In his five years in office, Pope Francis has gained a reputation for embracing spontaneity. Today, he did it again... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to young people in Chile, January 17, 2018.

Faith is an adventure, Pope Francis tells Chilean youth

Jan 17, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a meeting with youth during his second full day in Chile, Pope Francis said that faith is a grand... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Santiago, Chile Jan. 16, 2018.

In Chile, Pope says Beatitudes aren't 'cheap words', but sources of hope

Jan 16, 2018

By Elise Harris

On his first full day in Chile, Pope Francis told Catholics in the country that the Beatitudes aren't just a... Read more

Nelly Dominguez. Screenshot.

How inmates at a Chilean women's prison are preparing for the Pope

Jan 13, 2018

As Pope Francis prepares to visit Chile next week, the inmates at San Joaquin Women's Penitentiary Center in Santiago are... Read more

Churches attacked in Chile ahead of Pope's visit

Jan 12, 2018

Just days before Pope Francis' visit to Chile, three Catholic churches in the capital of Santiago were attacked by unknown... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square at the general audience on Oct. 19, 2016.

Pope Francis will re-use popemobiles for his Chile trip

Sep 28, 2017

The commission planning Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to Chile has announced that the popemobiles which the Holy Father will use... Read more