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Vatican City [Vatican], October 7 (ANI): Pope Francis and other religious leaders made a joint appeal for next month's UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) to offer concrete solutions to save the planet from "an unprecedented ecological crisis".
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Vatican City [Vatican], July 4 (ANI): Pope Francis is undergoing surgery for "colon diverticulitis," Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni told CNN on Sunday.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Vatican City [Vatican], June 6 (ANI): Pope Francis on Sunday expressed sorrow over the findings of the remains of more than 200 indigenous children at a former indigenous boarding school in western Canada, which was run by the Church.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Rome [Italy] May 16, (ANI): The United States Special Presidential Envoy for climate John Kerry on Saturday met with Pope Francis and discussed about the global challenges caused by the climate crisis.
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Rome [Italy], March 16 (ANI): The Vatican has said that priests can not bless same-sex unions, calling any such blessing "not licit".
Updated : 8 months ago IST
Baghdad [Iraq], February 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Archbishop Mitja Leskovar, the Vatican's ambassador (Apostolic Nuncio) to Iraq, has tested positive for COVID-19, sources from the apostolic nunciature in Baghdad confirmed.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Vatican City [Vatican], February 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Pope Francis addressed the faithful with the Sunday prayer from the window of the Vatican Apostolic Palace for the first time since late December as Italy began gradually easing coronavirus-related restrictions.
Updated : 9 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Moscow [Russia], January 14 (ANI/Sputnik): Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI have received their first doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the immunization campaign in the Vatican, Holy See spokesman Matteo Bruni told reporters on Thursday.
Rome [Italy], January 12 (ANI): Pope Francis has changed the laws of the Roman Catholic Church to formally allow women to serve at the altar, give readings from the Bible during Mass and administer communion, yet they remain barred from ordained priesthood.
Vatican City [Vatican], January 10 (ANI): Pope Francis has said that the Vatican will initiate Covid-19 vaccinations from next week and that he is in line to receive a vaccine dose.
Updated : 10 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Rome [Italy], December 8 (ANI) Pope Francis is set to travel to Iraq in March 2021, which would be his first outside Italy ever since the coronavirus pandemic, said the Vatican press office.
Updated : 11 months 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.