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Pope wants to visit South Sudan next year, urges unity government

11 November 2019, 12:11 PM

Pope Francis said on Sunday he wanted to make his postponed visit to South Sudan next year, and he urged the country’s leaders to overcome their divisions and bring an end to the suffering of its people.

Pope Francis to reunite with cousin on visit to Thailand

11 November 2019, 6:52 AM

A cousin of the Pope’s, Sister Sivori, who has lived in Thailand for more than 50 years, will travel with Pope Francis when he visits the country from November. 20 to 23.


Pope prays for the victims in Ethiopia

3 November 2019, 4:21 PM

Pope Francis offered his prayers on Sunday for the victims of violence in Ethiopia. The violence, which is along ethnic and religious lines, remains a big challenge.

Pope scolds countries fomenting migration by making war weapons

29 September 2019, 2:32 PM

Pope Francis on Sunday rebuked countries that produce weapons for wars fought elsewhere and then refuse to take in refugees fleeing those conflicts.

Pope greets palm frond-waving crowds in Mauritius

9 September 2019, 1:48 PM

Pope Francis was welcomed by palm frond-waving crowds in Mauritius on Monday as he drove past sugarcane fields on his way to the capital, where he said a Mass on a terraced mountainside overlooking the harbour.



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