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Pope Francis to Visit Cyprus and Greece December 2-6

The Vatican announced on Friday that Pope Francis will travel to Cyprus and Greece between December 2-6. The pontiff will travel to Nicosia, Athens and the island of Lesvos, it said. According to the Holy See Press Office, the Pope...

Over 300,000 May be Abuse Victims of Catholic Church in France

The Catholic Church in France is facing a reckoning, just like the Church has in other nations in the past several years, as over 300,000 people report being victims of clergy abuse dating back 70 years. As many as 330,000...

Christian Leaders in First Ever Joint Statement Warn on “Climate Catastrophe”

The world's Christian leaders have united to warn of the “catastrophic consequences” of climate change, saying now is a “critical moment” for the planet's future. Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the leader of...

Pope Francis to Visit Greece and Cyprus in November

Pope Francis confirmed reports on Wednesday that he will visit Greece and Cyprus in November as part of a tour taking in Malta and Slovenia. “Slovakia is on the program, then Cyprus, Greece and Malta,” the pontiff told Spain’s Cope...

Pope Francis Plans to Visit Greece in November

Pope Francis, who is recovering from intestinal surgery that he underwent this month, has accepted an invitation to visit Greece in November.

Patriarch Bartholomew to Pray for Peace With Pope, Other Faith Leaders in Rome

His Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will participate in Tuesday's interfaith ceremony and prayers with Pope Francis as part of an international Prayer for Peace initiative entitled "No One Is Saved Alone – Peace and Fraternity." Hosted by the Rome-based faith...

Pope Francis Prays For Peace Between Greece, Turkey

After the recitation of the Marian Prayer during his Sunday Angelus at St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis prayed for a resolution of the "instability" in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. "I follow with concern the tensions in the eastern Mediterranean," he...

Pope Francis "Deeply Pained" as Hagia Sophia Becomes Mosque

Pope Francis said on Sunday that he is “deeply pained” over the decision by Turkey to change the status of Hagia Sophia from a museum into a mosque. In a very brief, improvised remark, Francis, speaking from his studio window...

Pope Francis to Visit Cyprus on 60th Anniversary of Independence

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Monday after talks with the pontiff in the Vatican that Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to make an official visit to the east Mediterranean island nation next year. In 2020, Cyprus will mark...

Migrant Crisis Dominates Former Greek PM Tsipras' Meeting with Pope Francis

President of main opposition party SYRIZA and former prime minister Alexis Tsipras had a one-hour meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Saturday. According to SYRIZA sources, Tsipras thanked the Pontiff for his efforts to raise international awareness on...