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Pope says recovery from coronavirus must be just, equitable

Pope Francis called on Sunday for an all-embracing vision of the world after the Covid-19 crisis, saying moving on without global solidarity or excluding sectors of society from the recovery would ...

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Pope livestreams Easter prayers for virus victims

Pope Francis prayed for tens of thousands of coronavirus victims in an unprecedented livestream Easter Sunday message delivered from a hauntingly empty Vatican to a world under lockdown.

Pope Francis celebrates Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica with no public participation due to an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Easter Sunday at the Vatican on 12 April.

Pope slap a hit on social media

An image of Pope Francis slapping his way free from the clutches of an admirer late Tuesday had social media abuzz with comments on the pontiff's prompt riposte.Francis had greeted children before ...

Pope slap a hit on social media

Pope lifts 'pontifical secret' for sex abuse cases

Priests can no longer cite papal secrecy in abuse cases, the Vatican said Tuesday, the latest move by Pope Francis to combat silence surrounding pedophilia in the Roman Catholic church.The Church has ...

Pope lifts 'pontifical secret' for sex abuse cases

Pope rails against nukes in Hiroshima, Nagasaki

Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the "unspeakable horror" of the Nagasaki bomb.In a highly ...

Pope rails against nukes in Hiroshima, Nagasaki

Pope to visit Hiroshima on anti-nuclear weapon mission

Pope Francis, who years ago hoped to be a missionary in Japan, travels to the sites of the world’s only atomic attacks this week seeking a ban on nuclear weapons.The Argentine pontiff, 82, ...

Pope to visit Hiroshima on anti-nuclear weapon mission

Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide towards new ‘barbarism’

Pope Francis urged Silicon Valley giants on Friday to make sure technological advances such as artificial intelligence do not lead to a new "form of barbarism" where the law of the strongest prevails ...

Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide towards new ‘barbarism’

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming

Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters - and appealed to climate change deniers to ...

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming

Pope to 'go beyond fear' in Romania

Pope Francis heads to Romania on Friday with a message of integration not just for its faith communities but for a post-election European Union, following nationalist gains.During the three-day trip ...

Pope to 'go beyond fear' in Romania

Pope changes Church law to make reporting sex abuse obligatory

Pope Francis on Thursday passed a landmark new measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, in a move which could bring countless new cases ...

Pope changes Church law to make reporting sex abuse obligatory
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