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Pope Francis pleas for Covid-19 vaccines for all in Christmas Day message
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Pope Francis pleas for Covid-19 vaccines for all in Christmas Day message

Dec 25th 2020, 1:14 PM 14,105 Views 25 Comments

The pontiff also called for fraternity and compassion to be shared among all peoples this Christmas.

In an empty St Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis calls for solidarity to face 'epochal challenge' of Covid-19
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In an empty St Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis calls for solidarity to face 'epochal challenge' of Covid-19

Apr 12th 2020, 12:50 PM 13,983 Views 79 Comments

“This is not a time for self-centeredness, because the challenge we are facing is shared by all,” the pope said.

Pope Francis says 'light of Christ is greater' than darkness 'in human hearts' in annual Christmas message
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Pope Francis says 'light of Christ is greater' than darkness 'in human hearts' in annual Christmas message

Dec 25th 2019, 1:10 PM 9,028 Views 27 Comments

The pontiff sent well wishes to all of those living in conflict areas this Christmas time.

Pope Francis attacks 'insatiable greed' in world and calls for 'fraternity' among people
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# Christmas Message

Pope Francis attacks 'insatiable greed' in world and calls for 'fraternity' among people

Updated Dec 25th 2018, 2:36 PM 41,675 Views 125 Comments

Crowds came from all over the world, meanwhile, to mark Christmas Day in Bethlehem.

'The footsteps of Joseph and Mary': Pope Francis urges Catholics not to ignore migrants' plight this Christmas
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'The footsteps of Joseph and Mary': Pope Francis urges Catholics not to ignore migrants' plight this Christmas

Dec 25th 2017, 7:54 AM 5,774 Views 26 Comments

In a mass in Bethlehem, an archbishop used his homily to lambast the “Herods of today”.

Over 150,000 people attended the Pope's Easter mass
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Over 150,000 people attended the Pope's Easter mass

Apr 21st 2014, 9:35 AM 5,712 Views 28 Comments

He called on the international community to “prevent violence” in Ukraine.

Francis prays for child soldiers “robbed of their childhood”
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Francis prays for child soldiers “robbed of their childhood”

Dec 25th 2013, 12:25 PM 8,195 Views 112 Comments

The new Pope has delivered his first Christmas ‘urbi et orbi’ message.

Pope prays for peace in Syria, Korea on first Easter
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Pope prays for peace in Syria, Korea on first Easter

Mar 31st 2013, 2:35 PM 4,807 Views 52 Comments

In his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis prayed for Syria, the Korean peninsula and issued an appeal for hostages held by militants in Nigeria.

Two popes, two resignations: Benedict XVI and Celestine V‎
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# Sede Vacante

Two popes, two resignations: Benedict XVI and Celestine V‎

Mar 1st 2013, 7:15 AM 8,871 Views 15 Comments

There’s more than a few similarities between the only two men to have resigned the papacy by choice.

Glossary: Some of the terms you'll hear during the Papal election
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# Sede Vacante

Glossary: Some of the terms you'll hear during the Papal election

Feb 11th 2013, 9:30 PM 9,833 Views 48 Comments

Because of the Ingravescentem aetatem, not all of the College of Cardinals get to fill the Petrine ministry. Didn’t you know?

In full: Pope Benedict's Easter urbi et orbi address
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In full: Pope Benedict's Easter urbi et orbi address

Apr 8th 2012, 12:23 PM 1,957 Views 26 Comments

The full text of Pope Benedict’s Easter morning address the world’s Catholics, as delivered in Rome this morning.

Pope uses traditional Easter message to appeal for diplomacy in Libya
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# Easter

Pope uses traditional Easter message to appeal for diplomacy in Libya

Apr 24th 2011, 12:59 PM 283 Views 0 Comments

The Urbi et Orbi message focuses on developments in Africa and the Middle East, as Benedict urges Europe to accept refugees.

Urbi et Orbi: Pope Benedict XVI's Easter message
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Urbi et Orbi: Pope Benedict XVI's Easter message

Apr 24th 2011, 12:51 PM 52 Views 0 Comments

The full text of Pope Benedict’s address to the world’s Catholics, praying for diplomacy and dialogue in the Middle East.