Pope Francis
West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Didi to attend peace conference in Rome

Pope Francis, Angela Merkel and the Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Alzhar, Ahmad al-Tayyib are also expected to attend the meet scheduled on October 6 and 7...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

World  /  Published 19.07.21

Pope stresses on need to take a break

The 84-year-old had part of his colon removed in an operation on July 4 — the first time that he has faced a health concern during his 8-year papacy...
By Reuters in Vatican City

World  /  Published 05.07.21

Pope in hospital for colon surgery

Spokesman Matteo Bruni said he was suffering from 'symptomatic diverticular stenosis' of the colon, a condition that can cause recurrent abdominal pain, bloating...
By Reuters in Vatican City

World  /  Published 02.06.21

Pope Francis revises law over sexual abuse

For the first time it officially criminalises the practice of building relationships with children in order to exploit them, often used by sexual predators...
By Jason Horowitz in Rome

World  /  Published 05.04.21

Pope praises Myanmar youths

After saying Mass, Francis read his Urbi et Orbi (to the city and the world) message, in which he traditionally reviews world problems and appeals for peace...
By New York Times News Service in Vatican City


World  /  Published 18.03.21

Pope: End bloodshed in Myanmar

More than 180 protesters have been killed as security forces try to crush a wave of demonstrations...
By Reuters in Vatican City

World  /  Published 06.03.21

Pope arrives in Iraq despite risks

An Alitalia plane with him, his entourage, a security detail, and about 75 journalists, touched down at Baghdad International Airport slightly ahead of schedule...
By Reuters in Baghdad

World  /  Published 01.02.21

Pope Francis institutes a day for grandparents

He has said it would be marked on the fourth Sunday of July each year in Catholic communities around the world...
By Reuters in Vatican City

World  /  Published 12.01.21

Women can read Mass, says Pope

He has created a second commission of experts to study whether women could be deacons, after a first one failed to reach a consensus...
By AP via PTI in Rome

Sports  /  Published 03.01.21

Diego Maradona, a poet who was also fragile

Francis is a big football fan and met Maradona, who died in November, several times after becoming pope in 2013...
By Reuters in Rome


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