Pope Francis
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

World  /  Published 01.01.21

Pope to skip event after sciatica flare-up

It was believed to be the first time since he became the pontiff in 2013 that Francis, will have skipped leading a major papal event for health reasons....
By Reuters in Vatican City

Opinion  /  Published 30.10.20

New twist: Bimal Gurung resurfaces

Readers' Speak: The progressive Pope Francis; Yamuna polluted again with puja offerings...
By The Telegraph


World  /  Published 26.10.20

Pope names first black priest as cardinal

The 13 new cardinals will be elevated to the high rank at a ceremony known as a consistory at the Vatican on November 28...
By Reuters, AP in Vatican City

World  /  Published 22.10.20

Pope endorses same-sex union

Homosexual people have the right to be in a family... they are children of God, the pontiff said...
By AP via PTI in Rome

World  /  Published 21.10.20

Pope in mask for first time at function

Previously he wore masks only in a car taking him to his weekly audiences in the Vatican...
By Reuters in Rome

World  /  Published 13.07.20

Pope Francis pained by Hagia Sophia shift

Turkish President Erdogan has declared the monument was once again a mosque following a court ruling revoking its status as a museum...
By Reuters in Vatican City

World  /  Published 03.06.20

Death of Floyd tragic, says Pope

Francis breaks his silence on the tensions in the US, which has seen 8 nights of protests ...
By Reuters in Vatican


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