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Posted on 11/29/2023 08:38 AM ()
As the Pope calls for the extension of the truce in Gaza, international mediators appear to be making progress on that front, encouraging Hamas militants to keep freeing hostages in exchange for the release of Palestinian prisoners. The cease-fire will otherwise end within a day.
Posted on 11/29/2023 04:17 AM ()
Pope Francis meets with the Celtic Football Club on Wednesday, encouraging them to be good examples and not to lose their ‘amateur’ spirit.
Posted on 11/29/2023 02:03 AM ()
Pope Francis calls for an extension of the truce between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, saying that "war is always a defeat" for everyone except arms manufacturers.
Posted on 11/29/2023 01:22 AM ()
At the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis continues his catechesis series on apostolic zeal, reflecting on the Christian mission to share the joy of the Gospel.
Posted on 11/28/2023 12:31 PM ()
The Director of the Holy See Press Office says Pope Francis’ physicians have asked him not to undertake his scheduled journey to Dubai to participate in the COP28 Summit, and he has accepted their advice “with great regret.”
Posted on 11/28/2023 10:11 AM ()
Pope Francis holds an audience with a delegation of victims of child abuse by members of the Church, and says that "abuse is a betrayal of our God-given humanity."
Posted on 11/28/2023 10:00 AM ()
As the Franciscan family celebrates the 800th anniversary of the Rule of St. Francis on 29 November, Fr. Luke Gregory of the Custody of the Holy Land reflects on the evangelical creativity and freshness that the ‘Regula Bullata’ represents for the entire Church.
Posted on 11/28/2023 08:59 AM ()
The temporary ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has entered its fifth day after a 48-hour extension was agreed.
Posted on 11/28/2023 08:27 AM ()
Ahead of the COP28 in Dubai, running from 30 November to 12 December, we offer a general overview of the United Nations climate change conferences and their outcomes.
Posted on 11/28/2023 08:22 AM ()
The Holy See Press Office publishes the schedule of Pope Francis' liturgical celebrations for this year's holiday season, including Christmas Mass During the Night and Mass with Baptisms in the Sistine Chapel.