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Pope Francis celebrates the Mass of Saint Peter and Paul, in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, J
Pope, UNESCO reject Turkey’s transformation of Hagia Sophia into mosque

“My thoughts go to Istanbul. I think of Santa Sophia. and I am very pained,” Pope Francis said during his weekly blessing Sunday in St. Peter’s Square.

Remembering Pope John Paul II's contribution to Catholic-Jewish relations

The late Pope would have turned 100 in May.

By OREN DAVID
08/06/2020
Pope Francis holds weekly general audience at the Vatican, May 15, 2019.
Pope condemns racism, violence in US, calls for national reconciliation

"My friends, we cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form and yet claim to defend the sacredness of every human life," Francis said.

By REUTERS
03/06/2020
Encyclical about the mystical body of the church from archives on Pope Pius XII, who reigned from 19
Pius XII chose not to tell US about the Holocaust, buried document shows

The document does not only shed light on the behavior maintained by Pius XII and his collaborators, but also on the ones by Church representatives later on.

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner listens to Chief Rabbi Harold Abraham Weill (R) as they
When vitriolic tales become ‘news’

‘Blood Libel’ presents a cogent account of the persistence of hate.

By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
07/05/2020
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Pope says coronavirus vaccine must be shared worldwide

He encouraged international cooperation to deal with the crisis and combat the virus, which has infected nearly 3.5 million people and killed more than 240,000 people worldwide.

By REUTERS
03/05/2020
Banish 'self-centerdness,' Pope tells the world as it faces coronavirus

He also warned the European Union that it risked collapse if it did not agree on how to help the region recover.

By REUTERS
12/04/2020
Ahead of Easter, pope urges Christians to be 'messengers of life'

In countries around the world Catholics followed the papal service or Masses said by priests in their own empty churches and broadcast on television or over the internet.

By REUTERS
11/04/2020
Pope Francis starts fund to help poorer countries fight coronavirus

The funds will be distributed via the Pontifical Missions Societies, which supports the work of more than 1,100 dioceses mostly in Africa, Asia Oceania and part of the Amazon region.

By REUTERS
06/04/2020
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