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‘Real chance for change’ Pope calls for leaders to take climate change seriously for COP26

COP26: PM issues message ahead of Children's Parliament We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info During a BBC interview, Pope Francis urged […]

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Pope celebrates surprise Holy Thursday with ousted cardinal

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis celebrated a surprise Holy Thursday Mass with the cardinal he fired last year, extending an extraordinary gesture to Cardinal Angelo Becciu by celebrating the liturgy that commemorates Jesus’ Last Supper with his apostles before his crucifixion. News of the celebration in Becciu’s private chapel was confirmed by Becciu’s private secretary. […]

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Pope Francis savages Covid rule breakers who only care about ‘going on holiday’ and ‘fun’

Pope Francis wears a face mask during ceremony in Rome The head of the Catholic Church said he was “saddened” by the news. The Pope made his comments during a weekly noon blessing on Sunday. He spoke from the library of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace. In his address, Pope Francis said he had read about […]

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Francis becomes the first pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary Francesco, which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival. The papal thumbs-up came midway through the film that delves into issues Francis cares about most, including the environment, poverty, migration, racial and income inequality, and the […]

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Pope Francis REFUSES to meet US Secretary Mike Pompeo amid Vatican – China row

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The top US diplomat has recently been vocal in his criticism of the Vatican’s relationship with China. Both are due to decide on whether or not to renew a deal which allows […]