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Climate Pope Francis

The fate of humanity will be decided now, Pope tells COP28 summit

The future of humanity depends on what people choose now, Pope Francis said in his message to global leaders at the COP28 World Climate Action Summit in Dubai. Source: CNS.

Middle East Pope Francis

End of Gaza truce means death, destruction and misery: Pope

In comments after his Sunday Angelus prayer, Pope Francis expressed his “pain” at the renewal of hostilities in Gaza, inviting those involved to “take courageous paths of peace”. Source: Vatican News.

Middle East Pope Francis

Pope calls for extension of truce between Israel and Hamas

Pope Francis has called for an extension of the truce between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, saying that “war is always a defeat” for everyone except arms manufacturers. Source: Vatican News.

Disability Pope Francis Prayer

We must give greater support to people with disabilities: Pope

Making places more accessible for people with disabilities requires removing physical barriers and adjusting attitudes to be more open and inclusive, Pope Francis says in his new Pope Video. Source: OSV News.

Climate Pope Francis

Pope cancels COP28 trip after advice from doctors

Pope Francis has cancelled plans to travel to Dubai this weekend for a United Nations climate conference on the advice of his doctors following ongoing health issues, the Vatican announced. Source: NCR Online.

Pope Francis

Pope limits appointments as he receives treatment for lung infection

Pope Francis is receiving antibiotics intravenously to treat lung inflammation and will scale back some appointments, but he doesn’t have pneumonia or fever, the Vatican said yesterday. Source: NCR Online.

Pope Francis

Health issue forces Pope to deliver Sunday Angelus address via livestream

Pope Francis cancelled his audiences on Saturday and travelled to Rome’s Gemelli hospital to undergo a CT scan on his lungs in connection with flu-like symptoms. Source: Vatican News.

Christmas Pope Francis

Nativity scene echoes beauty of our faith: Pope

Whether simple or elaborate, the same every year or constantly changing, a Nativity scene echoes “the beauty of our faith”, Pope Francis has written in the introduction to a new book. Source: CNS.

Germany Pope Francis Synodality

Pope sees threat of Church in Germany moving away from Rome

Pope Francis has expressed his concern about initiatives individual dioceses and the Church in Germany as a whole are taking, including the establishment of a synodal council, which he said threatens to steer it away from the universal Church. Source: OSV News.