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Pope Francis - Latest News
Nov 20, 2019 - 12:09 pm .- Pope Francis’ trip to Thailand is a meaningful moment for the small Catholic community, and marks an important anniversary in the life of the Catholic Church in the southeast Asian country, the secretary general of the Thailand bishops’ conference said.
Nov 19, 2019 - 09:40 am .- In a video released Monday, Bishop Richard Malone said that Pope Francis had shared his closeness to the people and diocese of Buffalo following a year of controversy.
Nov 19, 2019 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis Tuesday appointed Msgr. Francis Malone, pastor of an Arkansa parish known for having generated many priestly vocations, as the next bishop of Shreveport, Louisiana.
Nov 18, 2019 - 01:57 pm .- In a joint statement signed Monday, Pope Francis and Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, committed to helping improve the health of those who live in impoverished communities.
Nov 17, 2019 - 04:30 am .- On the World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis said that the poor and most vulnerable can be left behind in the frenetic haste and self-centeredness of the modern world.
Nov 16, 2019 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis said Saturday that more women are needed in positions of leadership in the Vatican.
Nov 16, 2019 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis Saturday named Archbishop Gabriele Caccia the next Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York.  
Nov 15, 2019 - 04:06 pm .- On a rainy Friday in Rome, Pope Francis popped over to St. Peter’s Square to greet the poor and homeless receiving treatment at a mobile medical clinic this week.
Nov 15, 2019 - 10:04 am .- Among Pope Francis’ scheduled meetings during next week’s visit to Japan and Thailand are a series of encounters with ordinary Catholics, including the sick and disabled, which will mainly take place away from the spotlight.
Nov 15, 2019 - 03:45 am .- Pope Francis told those who are sick and suffering Friday that the world needs their prayers.
Nov 14, 2019 - 10:39 am .- In a speech to the head of major global tech companies, Pope Francis said Thursday that protecting children from evils such as trafficking and pornography requires a recognition of the limits of online freedom.
Nov 14, 2019 - 07:10 am .- Pope Francis urged interreligious dialogue in Burkina Faso Wednesday as ongoing violence by jihadist groups has killed more than 750 people in the West African country this year. 
Nov 13, 2019 - 04:30 am .- Pope Francis denounced rising anti-Semitism Wednesday as an attitude that is inhumane and unchristian.
Nov 11, 2019 - 07:01 am .- Pope Francis Monday called for the renewal and purification of economic models to be fair, trustworthy, and capable of extending opportunities to all, not only a few.
Nov 10, 2019 - 05:08 am .- During the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis led Catholics in praying a ‘Hail Mary’ for peace and reconciliation for South Sudan, whose leaders are locked in disagreement as they try to form a government after a peace deal was struck last year.
Nov 6, 2019 - 08:15 am .- St. Paul announced Jesus Christ to “idol worshippers” in Athens without attacking them, but by building bridges, Pope Francis said Wednesday.
Nov 5, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- A letter warning of a “climate emergency” signed by more than 11,000 scientists calls for a “gradual reduction” in the world’s population.  
Nov 4, 2019 - 07:30 am .- Pope Francis urged Catholics to meditation on the final judgement at a Mass offered Monday for the souls of cardinals and bishops who died within the past year.
Nov 3, 2019 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis Sunday asked for prayer for persecuted Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia, who have been targeted in ongoing ethnic clashes that have left 78 people dead.
Oct 31, 2019 - 10:25 am .- Pope Francis spoke Thursday about education as a path to peace, saying that if people of faith do not transmit concrete values to young people, the message will get stuck in the incomprehensible abstract.