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Pope Francis arrives in UAE on 27th Apostolic Journey abroad

The papal plane touched down in Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening, and an official delegation welcomed Pope Francis at the Presidential Airport.

Pope aboard flight to UAE: ‘Rain in Emirates sign of blessing’

Aboard the papal plane bound for Abu Dhabi on Sunday, Pope Francis greets journalists and gives them an icon representing the relationship between the elderly and younger generations.

Pope at Angelus: ‘Disciples of Jesus follow faith, not miracles’

Pope Francis prays the Angelus prayer with pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, and reflects on the gratuitousness and universality of salvation in Jesus Christ.

Pope Francis in UAE: The courage of encounter

As the Christians and Muslims in the United Arab Emirates prepare to welcome Pope Francis, the Vicar Apostolic of Southern Arabia provides some background information on the ground-breaking visit.

Pope Francis appeals for end to humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Pope Francis appeals for food to be distributed to the war-ravaged people of Yemen, as children continue to suffer the effects of the humanitarian crisis.

Pastoral duties of the Chinese bishops received in communion by the Pope

The Vatican newspaper, Osservatore Romano, publishes an article by the Editorial Director of Vatican News, and an interview with the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, focusing on the Catholic Church in China.

Pope urges Monaco to continue working for the common good

Pope Francis on Jan. 2 met some 40 members of the National Council of the Principality of Monaco.

Pope: Listen to the voice of the needy like St John of God

Pope Francis meets the members of the Hospitaller Order of Saint John of God who are participating in their 69th General Chapter.

Pope at Mass: perseverance with memory and hope in moments of desolation

Celebrating his morning Mass on Feb. 1 in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis urged Christians not to give up and retreat in moments of suffering and desolation but to persevere with hope and memories of good times.

Pope thanks God for dialogue with Oriental Orthodox Churches

Pope Francis meets with members of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and Oriental Orthodox Churches.

Myanmar cardinal lashes out at controversial dam on Irrawaddy

Cardinal Charles Bo says people must resist Chinese attempts to restart $3.8m Myitsone dam on the Irrawaddy River.

Pope at General Audience: ‘WYD was joyful feast for Panama’

In the catechesis portion of his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis thanks God and all those who helped make World Youth Day in Panama a success.

Pakistan Supreme court upholds acquittal of Asia Bibi

Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Jan. 29 pointed to discrepancies in testimonies against Asia Bibi, saying she had been convicted on the basis of false evidence.

Kenyan delegation: WYD Panama 2019, an amazing encounter

A Kenyan delegation to the World Youth Day in Panama 2019, led by Archbishop Anthony Muheria of Nyeri, who is also the Episcopal Chair of the Commission for Pastoral and Lay Apostolate, has described their Panama experience as, “amazing.”

WYD Panama: Swaziland youth challenges elders to listen to Pope

On the sidelines of WYD in Panama, 28-year-old Thoba says the reality in Swaziland is that young people are afraid of following their calling, and he wants to help.

WYD Panama: Pope Francis thanks volunteers for their generosity

Pope Francis thanks the thousands of young WYD volunteers for their generosity, and invites them to bear witness to their experience with simple, ordinary gestures.

WYD Panama: Pope says Shelter shows 'Maternal face of the Church'

Pope Francis visits the Good Samaritan Shelter in a symbolic gesture of being close to all those who, because of illness or disability, were unable to attend WYD events.

Pope’s message to plenary assembly of Philippine bishops

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin sent a message on the Pope’s behalf to the plenary assembly of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines.

Bomb attack on church in southern Philippines kills 20

The attack took place during Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel of the Apostolic Vicariate of Jolo in the southern Philippine province of Sulu.

Pope to Youth at WYD Mass: “You are the Now of God”

Pope Francis celebrates the closing Mass for the 34th World Youth Day in Panama, announces the next WYD venue, and tells young people to keep saying “Yes”.