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Climate Environment Pope Francis

Pope to address COP28 climate change conference in Dubai

Pope Francis has confirmed he will attend the United Nations’ COP28 climate change conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Source: NCR Online.

Feast Day Pope Francis

Francis celebrates Mass at military cemetery and calls for end to war

Pope Francis marked All Souls’ Day yesterday by celebrating Mass at a military cemetery in Rome, calling for an end to war and the loss of innocent lives claimed in violent conflicts. Source: Crux.

Pope Francis Theology

Pope calls for ‘paradigm shift’ in Catholic theology 

Pope Francis has called for a “paradigm shift” in Catholic theology that takes widespread engagement with contemporary science, culture and people’s lived experience as an essential starting point. Source: CNA.

Feast Day Pope Francis Saints

Learn about the saints, be moved by their examples: Pope 

Holiness is a gift everyone receives with Baptism, and it is a journey to be made together with the help of the saints in heaven, Pope Francis said on the Feast of All Saints yesterday. Source: OSV News.

Pope Francis Prayer

Pope asks faithful to pray for him this month

In “The Pope Video” for November, Pope Francis asks the faithful to “Pray to the Lord that He will bless me”, saying, “Your prayer gives me strength and helps me to discern and to accompany the Church, listening to the Holy Spirit”. Source: Vatican News.

Middle East Pope Francis

Pope Francis calls for ceasefire in Holy Land

Pope Francis has called for a ceasefire in the Holy Land, especially in Gaza where a humanitarian catastrophe has unfolded, and for the release of Israeli hostages held by Hamas. Source: Vatican News.

Europe Pope Francis

‘You are not alone,’ Pope tells women who escaped the Mafia

Pope Francis yesterday encouraged a group of women who escaped criminal organisations in Italy to keep fighting despite fear and to know they are not alone. Source: CNA.

Pope Francis United States

Pope offers prayers after mass shooting in US

After the “unspeakable tragedy” of the shooting rampage that left 18 people dead and another dozen injured in Lewiston, Maine, Pope Francis prayed that God would give the entire United States his “blessings of strength and peace”. Source: OSV News.

Middle East Pope Francis

Pope appeals for release of hostages and more humanitarian aid for Gaza

Pope Francis yesterday renewed his appeal to Hamas to release Israeli hostages and to Israel to let humanitarian aid reach Gaza, while inviting the faithful to join him in praying for peace on Friday. Source: Vatican News.