Pope Francis hails peace in postwar Mozambique
The leader of the Catholic Church has urged Mozambique's political leaders to uphold peace and tone down divisive rhetoric. The country is hoping to avert political violence in the run-up to elections slated for October.
Pope Francis launches trip to three African nations affected by climate change
Pope Francis is set to visit the cyclone-vulnerable nations of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius this week. Climate change, corruption and poverty will be on the agenda in talks with leaders.
Pope Francis to visit Mozambique, Mauritius and Madagascar
Pope Francis will make his fourth trip to Africa when he visits Mozambique, Mauritius and Madagascar from 4-10 of September 2019. Pope Francis will travel to Mozambique's capital, Maputo on the 4th then on to Antananarivo, Madagascar on Saturday 7th and Port Louis, Mauritius on Monday 9th of September according to the Vatican.
Pope arrives in Mozambique, kicks off Africa tour
Pope Francis arrived in a vibrant welcome into Mozambique on Wednesday to encourage the country's fragile peace, starting a three-nation African tour where climate change, poverty, and corruption will also be high on the agenda.
Pope arrives to preach unity in polarized North Macedonia
Pope Francis has met leaders in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He is expected to preach a message of unity in a country struggling with deepening political division.
Pope tells Greta Thunberg to carry on her fight
The teenage climate activist and the leader of the world's Catholics agree that the world needs to fight climate change. Pope Francis gave his blessing for Thunberg's fight for the climate.
Pope Francis issues sweeping sex abuse legislation
At the Vatican, Pope Francis has issued wide-ranging new sex abuse legislation that covers all Vatican personnel as well as those who work for the Vatican diplomatic corps. It aims to be a model for the church globally.
Pope Francis refuses to accept Cardinal Barbarin's resignation
Pope Francis refuses to accept Cardinal Barbarin's resignation.
Pope Francis wraps up UAE trip with stadium Mass
Pope Francis has held Mass with tens of thousands of Catholics at a stadium in Abu Dhabi. He is the first leader of the Catholic Church ever to set foot on the Arabian peninsula, the birthplace of Islam.