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Almost one million people attend Pope Francis’ Congo mass

CBC News: The National – Feb 1, 2023 A mass presided over by Pope Francis in the Democratic Republic of Congo was attended by close to one million people. The head of English Africa news at Vatican Radio says Catholicism … Continue reading

Pope Francis decries war as ‘easy path’ of arrogance compared to dialogue

Associated Press – Jan 25, 2023 In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Pope Francis said that the world was obsessed with having weapons and that war was a path of arrogance compared to negotiation and dialogue. (Jan. 25) … Continue reading

Pope Francis says world suffering a ‘famine of peace’ – BBC News

BBC News – Dec 25, 2022 Pope Francis has said the world is suffering from a “famine of peace”, in his annual Christmas Day message from the Vatican. He called for a end to the “senseless war” in Ukraine, condemning … Continue reading

Pope Francis apologizes to Indigenous delegates for abuses at residential schools

CBC News: The National – Apr 1, 2022 Pope Francis spoke before an audience of 200 bishops, Indigenous delegates and supporters, delivering an apology for the conduct of some members of the Catholic Church in Canada’s residential school system.

Indigenous people share what they want to say to Pope Francis

CBC News: The National – Jul 24, 2022 Pope Francis will visit a small, mostly Indigenous church in Edmonton as part of his trip, where members of the congregation have something to say to him.

Pope Francis arrives in Canada to apologise for Indigenous school abuse • FRANCE 24 English

Jul 24, 2022 Pope Francis landed in Canada on Sunday to kick off a five-day trip that will center around his apology on behalf of the Roman Catholic Church for the abuse that indigenous children endured at mostly church-run residential … Continue reading

BBC World Service – Newshour, Pope Francis has denounced those who use migrants for political propaganda

The Pope made his remarks on a visit to the Mavrovouni refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. https://open.live.bbc.co.uk/mediaselector/6/redir/version/2.0/mediaset/audio-nondrm-download/proto/https/vpid/p0b89830.mp3

Biden, Second Catholic U.S. President, Enjoys Lengthy Visit With Pope Francis

MSNBCOct 29, 2021 Rachel Maddow reports on President Joe Biden’s visit with Pope Francis at the Vatican

Biden – Pope Francis meeting: Climate change and pandemic among topics to be discussed

FRANCE 24 English – Oct 29, 2021 US President Joe Biden, America’s second Catholic president, and his wife Jill will have an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican on October 29. France 24 Seema Gupta reports.

Pope Francis calls for an end to ‘hatred and vendetta’ in the Middle East and holds mass for Myanmar

euronews Published on May 16, 2021 During a special service in St Peter’s Basilica Pope Francis denounced the violence taking place between Israelis and Palestinians, as well as the coup in Myanmar.