Updated : 6 days, 8 hours ago IST
Vatican City [Vatican], November 25 (ANI): Pope Francis has for the first time called Chinese Muslim Uyghurs a "persecuted" people, breaking his silence over Beijing's atrocities on its minorities.
Updated : 2 weeks, 4 days ago IST
Washington [US], November 13 (ANI): Pope Francis applauded US President-elect Joe Biden on his projected presidential victory and offered him blessings during a phone conversation on Thursday, according to Biden's transition team.
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Kochi (Kerala) [India], October 22 (ANI): Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council (KCBC) on Thursday issued a statement regarding the news that Pope Francis declared support for civil union laws for same-sex couples.
Vatican City [Vatican], October 21 (ANI): Pope Francis declared support for civil unions for same-sex couples for the first time as pontiff during an interview for a documentary film, that premiered on Wednesday at the Rome Film festival.
Abu Dhabi [UAE] October 21(ANI/NewsVoir): The Higher Committee for Human Fraternity (HCHF) today launched the 2021 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity with a global call for nominations.
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Vatican City [Vatican], May 18 (ANI): Pope Francis on Monday offered public mass at St Peter's Basilica here, the first in two months, as restrictions imposed due to coronavirus pandemic were eased.
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Kottayam (Kerala) [India], April 20 (ANI): At a mock meeting conducted at a church in a village here after Sunday Mass, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Pope Francis were seen in attendance.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Vatican City [Vatican], April 12 (ANI): Pope Francis in his traditional Easter address on Sunday delivered a message of hope calling for solidarity across the world to confront the "epochal challenge" posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Vatican City, Mar 29 (ANI): Pope Francis on Sunday called for the world to stop "all forms of war" and act as "one human family" against the coronavirus.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Vatican [Italy], Mar 08 (ANI): Breaking a centuries-old tradition as the country deals with coronavirus outbreak, Pope Francis here live-streamed his prayers to giant screens in St. Peter's Square instead of addressing through Vatican palazzo window on Sunday.
Updated : 8 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Rome [Italy], Mar 8 (ANI): Instead of addressing the crowd from a window overlooking St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis will deliver Sunday prayers via a livestream video from a library inside the Vatican because of the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, officials have said.
Updated : 11 months ago IST
Rome [Italy], Jan 1 (ANI): Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the people to denounce violence against women in his New Year message, hours after slapping a woman's hand to free himself from her grip.