Pope Francis in North Macedonia

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Pope Francis waves in St. Peter's Square May 8, 2019.

The world needs new evangelizers, Pope Francis says

Like Saints Cyril and Methodius shared the Gospel with the Slavic people in the 9th century, today the world is... Read more

Pope Francis aboard the papal plane en route from Skopje to Rome, May 7, 2019.

Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight press conference from North Macedonia

Please read below for CNA's full transcript of the pope's May 7 in-flight press conference from Skopje, North Macedonia to... Read more

Pope Francis' in-flight press conference returning from North Macedonia May 7, 2019.

Pope Francis: No plans for female deacons, but study continues

Pope Francis said Tuesday that the Vatican commission exploring the possibility of female deacons continues its study, but does not... Read more

Pope Francis greets young people in Skopje, North Macedonia May 7, 2019.

Make something beautiful with your life, Pope tells Macedonian youth

Pope Francis encouraged youth in North Macedonia Tuesday to follow Mother Teresa’s example and make something beautiful out of their... Read more

Pope Francis holds a small sculpture of Mother Teresa in Skopje's cathedral May 7, 2019.

Pope Francis in North Macedonia: History is written by people like Mother Teresa

In the first-ever papal visit to North Macedonia Tuesday, Pope Francis lauded the lasting legacy of Mother Teresa, a saint... Read more

Pope Francis at Mass in Skopje, North Macedonia May 7, 2019.

Hunger for God, feed the poor, Pope Francis urges Macedonian Catholics

Following the example of St. Mother Teresa of Kolkata, hunger for Jesus, partake in the Bread of Life, and then... Read more

Pope Francis arrives in Skopje, North Macedonia May 7, 2019.

Pope commends North Macedonians for respect among cultures, ethnic identities

Speaking to North Macedonian authorities Tuesday, Pope Francis commended the country for its tradition of peaceful coexistence among its variety... Read more

Pope Francis speaks at the Vatican's Paul VI Hall, March 29, 2019.

Pope Francis' Bulgaria trip will have an ecumenical focus

Pope Francis said Friday that his visit to Bulgaria next week will be a pilgrimage of faith, unity, and peace,... Read more