Pope in Baltics

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Pope Francis on Sept. 26, 2018.

For the persecuted, there is hope in Mary's care, Pope Francis says

Sep 26, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Despite the pain and suffering they have experienced, Catholics in the Baltic states can take hope in the steadfast care... Read more

Pope Francis meets youth in Tallinn, Estonia Sept. 25, 2018.

Pope: The Church hears the outrage of young people at scandal

Sep 25, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said in Estonia Tuesday he is aware of the negative feelings many young people have toward the Catholic... Read more

Pope Francis speaks in St. James Catholic Cathedral in Riga, Latvia Sept. 24, 2018.

Pope Francis in Latvia: Don't let Christianity become an artifact

Sep 24, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

During an ecumenical prayer service in Latvia Monday, Pope Francis warned Christians to not let the faith turn into another... Read more

Pope Francis speaks in the Kaunas Cathedral Sept. 23, 2018.

In Lithuania, Francis tells priests to hear their people's cries

Sep 23, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis told priests and religious in Lithuania Sunday to listen to the cries of suffering that come from the... Read more

Pope Francis visits the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fighters in Vilnius, Lithuania Sept. 23, 2018.

May Lithuania become model of fight for human rights, Pope prays at former KGB headquarters

Sep 23, 2018

Pope Francis prayed that Lithuania become an example of defense of human rights in a gathering Sunday with former 20th-century... Read more