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Pope Francis

Look for the beauty of Jesus’ transfiguration in everyday life: Pope

Pope Francis yesterday urged the faithful to reflect on the miracle of the Transfiguration and to see the same beauty in the faces of the people we interact with every day. Source: CNA. 

Media Pope Francis

Noble profession of journalism must convey the truth: Pope

The work of journalists is to listen and convey the truth of what was really said, Pope Francis has told a Catholic weekly magazine. Source: CNS.

Disaster Europe Pope Francis

Francis prays for victims of deadly train collision in Greece

Pope Francis sent a message yesterday saying he was praying for the victims of a train crash in northern Greece, in which at least 36 people died and more than 75 were hospitalised. Source: National Catholic Register.

Papal Trip Pope Francis

Pope to make apostolic visit to Hungary

Pope Francis will travel to Hungary in April where he will meet with government officials, refugees, academic scholars and young people in Budapest, the Vatican announced yesterday. Source: CNS.

Pope Francis

Bad cold forces Pope to cancel appointment and speeches

Pope Francis cancelled one audience and skipped speeches he was set to deliver yesterday because of a bad cold, the Vatican said. Source: NCR Online.

Pope Francis Ukraine

Pope marks anniversary of Russia’s ‘absurd and cruel’ war on Ukraine

Pope Francis has lamented that the “absurd and cruel” war in Ukraine is still raging a year after Russia’s invasion and has condemned the failure of national leaders to achieve a diplomatic solution. Source: Crux.

Pope Francis

Gospel not a political party, ideology or club: Francis

The traditions of the Church should not be based on opinion or ideological leanings, but on whether they favour the proclamation of the Gospel, Pope Francis said yesterday. Source: CNA.

Liturgy Pope Francis

Francis clarifies rules on pre-Vatican II Mass

Pope Francis has stepped up efforts to implement restrictions on the old rite of the Mass with a new ruling that tightens the conditions for the celebration of the pre-Second Vatican Council liturgy. Source: The Tablet.

Pope Francis Science Technology

Pope asks academy to study ethics of new technologies

Pope Francis told the Pontifical Academy for Life yesterday that it faces an enormous task in evaluating the ethics of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and human enhancement. Source: National Catholic Register.