Tag: Pope Francis

Pope Francis to Catholics: "Do not fear persecution!"

In his catechesis, Francis reflected on the day’s Gospel, with Jesus’ exhortation to his disciples to “not be afraid.”

New Apostolic Nuncio appointed to Iraq

Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Mitja Leskovar as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq, while also making him an Archbishop.

Pope: There are more martyrs and people persecuted than in the first centuries

"In the end, persecution is a cause of joy and brings great reward in heaven."

Pope Francis urges "prudence and obedience" to pandemic protocols

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Italian Bishops said they would "not accept freedom of religion to be compromised."

International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest postponed to 2021

The decision was made “because of the current health situation and its consequences for the movement of the faithful and pilgrims”

Many Christians persecuted and martyrs today, more than in first centuries

"Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven" (Mt 5:10).

Pope Francis’ Easter blessing: May Christ dispel the darkness of our suffering

He prayed for the dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians, and for the end of hostilities in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon.

Pope Francis holds Good Friday service in empty St. Peter’s Square

Francis watched from under a canopy on the steps of the basilica as ten people carried a cross and burned torches towards him.

190,000 Poles complain about "political activity" of a priest to Pope Francis

Tadeusz Rydzyk is the founder and owner of Catholic media Radio Maryja and TV Trwam.

Ayatollah rector to Pope Francis: Let us unite at the service of humanity

Religious teachers and their students "express their gratitude for the Pope and for all those who care about the weak and needy".