In 2015, Pope Francis plans to make climate change a personal issue for the worlds 1.2 billion Catholics. The Guardians John Vidal reports that Francis will publish an encyclical (a letter to the worlds bishops), speak directly��.
POPE FRANCIS Canonizes Sri Lankas First Saint
In the afternoon, he traveled to the northern part of the country, visiting a sanctuary venerated by Sri Lankan Catholics and shelled during the countrys bloody civil war. Before a crowd of 500,000 at a beachfront Mass, Pope Francis presided over the.
What to watch for as Pope Francis takes Asia by storm | Crux
ROME ��� Pope Francis leaves Monday for a week-long trip to Sri Lanka and the Philippines, the seventh foreign journey of his papacy and his second to Asia after.
POPE FRANCIS attacks EU over treatment of immigrants - The.
Pope Francis leaves the European parliament in Strasbourg after delivering an address to MEPs on human dignity. Photograph: Pool/Reuters. Ian Traynor, Europe editor. Tuesday 25 November 2014 08.40 EST. Share on Facebook �� Share on��.
POPE FRANCIS prays for victims of Paris attack - Raw Story
Pope Francis celebrated mass for the victims of the attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on Thursday, praying for all those affected by an Islamist assault which left 12 people dead. ���The terror attack in Paris brings to��.
Pope Francis: Which Peripheries? - MondayVatican
Since becoming pope, Francis has asked the Church repeatedly to reach outward toward the peripheries, and he immediately began to show his preference for them. His first papal trip was to the Italian island of Lampedusa,��.
POPE FRANCIS Philippine Itinerary in Four Minutes
Pope Francis lands here in the Philippines this week at this air base right behind me a billion more airbase this is Asias bastion of Catholicism. with nearly eighty percent or about eighty million people. all the words of the trade. will.
Pope Francis Image Positive in Much of World - Pew Global.
Pope Francis, leader of the worlds nearly 1.1 billion Catholics, enjoys broad support across much of the world: a median of 60% across 43 nations have a.
Its Finally Official - POPE FRANCIS Demotes Highest-Ranking.
The ultra-Conservative and anti-gay cardinal, continuously challenges the jurisdiction of Pope Francis, and the Catholic Churchs new receptive stance on homosexuality. How ironic it is to find the demoted cardinal is from the��.
CHEAT SHEET: Pope Francis visit to Leyte
TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines ��� Although the national government is making similar preparations in both Manila and Leyte for the first apostolic visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines, the logistical setup on the ground makes the Pope more accessible.
Why hopes are high for POPE FRANCISs visit to the Philippines
Youth and students display placards and tarpaulin posters of Pope Francis after throwing colored powder in the air at the start of the countdown to welcome the Pontiff Wednesday, Jan. 14 in Manila, Philippines. Student leader Einstein Recedes said they .
POPE FRANCIS on Freedom of Expression
Offering a hypothetical example that referred to the Vaticans planner of papal trips, who was standing beside him as he spoke, the pope said: ���Its true, one cannot react violently, but if Dr. (Alberto) Gasbarri, a great friend, says a swear word.
POPE FRANCIS, At Christmas Gathering, Blasts Vaticans.
Pope Francis blasted the Vaticans top bureaucrats at an annual Christmas gathering, accusing the cardinals, bishops and priests who make up the Curia of spiritual Alzheimers and of lusting for power at all costs.
Pope Mania Sweeps Philippines Ahead of POPE FRANCIS Visit
Well before Pope Francis plane touches down in this Asian bastion of the Roman Catholic faith, Filipinos have been snapping their selfies beside his life-sized cutout image in churches and malls. His face beams from welcome posters, shirts, cookies.
Pope greeted by 40 elephants and 21-canon salute in Sri Lanka
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Pope Francis brought calls for reconciliation and justice to Sri Lanka on Tuesday as he began a weeklong Asian tour, saying the island nation cant fully heal from a quarter-century of brutal civil war without pursuing the truth.
Pope Francis Sri Lanka Visit: First Day Includes Elephants, Jeep Instead of.
Pope Francis started his six-day tour of Asia in Sri Lanka Tuesday with visits to the poor, a welcome from elephants and a ride in a Jeep under the hot sun. The pope, the first to visit Sri Lanka in 20 years, urged his followers to look for the.
Watch Live: POPE FRANCIS Arrives in Philippines
Top Stories. Satellite Views Show Damage from Boko Haram Attacks · Hackers Obliterate Kim Jong-Un Video Game · Watch Live: Pope Francis Arrives in Philippines · Security Measures Outside French Presidents Residence .
Pope Francis prays for victims of Islamic State in Christmas.
Pope Francis giving his traditional Christmas Urbi et Orbi blessing from the balcony of St Peters basilica. Photograph: Osservatore Romano/AFP/Getty Images. John Hooper in Vatican City. Thursday 25 December 2014 09.49��.
POPE FRANCIS in the Philippines 2015 Live and Replay.
Pope Francis in the Philippines 2015 Live and Replay Pope Francis (Latin: Franciscus; Italian: Francesco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio,[b][c] 17 December 1936) is the reigning pope of the Catholic Church, in which capacity he��.
POPE FRANCIS Says Hell Focus on Poor, Exploited and Victims of Injustice in.
Pope Francis Says Hell Focus on Poor, Exploited and Victims of Injustice in Philippine Trip. MANILA, Philippines ��� Jan 15, 2015, 7:03 AM ET. Share. 0. Share on email. Associated Press. Pope Francis says hell focus on poor, exploited and victims of .
Prophet Muhammad, POPE FRANCIS, Angela Merkel Feature in New Charlie Hebdo
Pope Francis and Angela Merkel are among the other figures ridiculed in Wednesdays special edition of Charlie Hebdo, which features a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover. The 16-page magazine, which sold more than 700,000 copies in the first .
The Republican Partys war with POPE FRANCIS has finally started
It looks like 2015 is shaping up to be the year when Catholic conservatives declare war on Pope Francis. We heard the first rumblings last fall, when the preliminary draft of a statement produced by the extraordinary Synod on the Family inspired New.
POPE FRANCIS gets huge Philippines welcome amid calls for change
Pope Francis visit is being billed as one of mercy and compassion. But in a country where a conservative church has fought strongly against legislation allowing government distribution of birth control, as well as the legalization of divorce, some.
POPE FRANCIS the Hindu? - Patheos
So Pope Francis was wrapped in a Hindu prayer shaw? I expect before too long he will have stones thrown at him by angry and frightened Catholics for compromising the faith. Theyll use the picture from now to eternity along��.
Popes Philippines Visit to Coincide With Arrival of Mekkhala
Tropical Storm Mekkhala will approach the Philippines this weekend bringing the threat for flooding amid Pope Franciss papal visit.
Pope Francis: Religious beliefs must never be allowed to be.
Pope Francis urged respect for human rights as he began a two-nation Asia tour in a windswept Sri Lanka Tuesday, bearing a message of peace and reconciliation after a decades-long civil war. His visit, days after the��.
POPE FRANCISs China Problem by Jonathan Mirsky | NYRblog
China-watchers, friends of Tibet, and admirers of Pope Francis were amazed and disappointed last week when the Pope announced he would not be meeting the Dalai Lama during the Tibetan leaders visit to Rome.
Pope Francis: Many Tears This Christmas : The Two-Way.
Pope Francis delivers his Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the i i. Pope Francis delivers his Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) blessing from the central balcony of St. Peters Basilica at the Vatican, on Christmas Day.
Popes latest interview: I quote the Gospel, they call me a.
ROME -- Pope Francis is legendary for his passion for the poor, but in a new interview he insists hes not driven by a Communist-inspired ideology, but by the.
Is Pepsi using POPE FRANCIS to sell soda?
Within days of Pope Franciss highly anticipated arrival in the Philippines, branded billboards featuring the affable pontiff have mysteriously appeared in a stretch of highway along his parade route in Manila. This tweet was posted by a local radio.
Latest News: John Kerry in Paris, Pope Francis in the Philippines
Good morning. Heres what you need to know: ��� An American in Paris. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Paris today after heavy criticism that no high-ranking U.S. official attended Sundays unity rally there. Hell meet with the foreign minister.
Pope Francis in Sri Lanka
. asia pope 0114 07 pope asia 0113 01 pope asia 0113 02 pope asia 0113 03 pope asia 04 pope asia 0113 05 pope asia 0113 06 pope asia 0113. The Pope is on a week-long trip to Asia, including a three-day tour of Sri-Lanka, still recovering from civil war.