Pope calls for 'immediate' ceasefire in global conflicts
Pope Francis calls for an "immediate" ceasefire in global conflict and urges European nations to show "solidarity" in the face of a coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 109,000 lives worldwide.
Coronavirus latest: Pope mourns dead in Easter message
Pope Francis has offered sympathy to those who weren't able to say goodbye to their loved ones. Meanwhile, Europe's elderly have been warned that isolation measures may apply until 2021. Follow DW for the latest updates.
Pope Francis reaches out to Catholics in Thailand and Japan
Pope Francis is traveling to Thailand and Japan, once again visiting countries with small Christian minorities. The head of the Catholic Church's visits to Nagasaki and Hiroshima will be especially closely watched.
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 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 Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees
Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Ties with the Catholic Church are also not warm.
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.