Pope Francis: Lent is a time to ‘encounter wild beasts and angels’

Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CNA) Observing that during the 40 days in the desert Christ was in the company of both “wild beasts and angels,” the pope reflected that when we enter this symbolic “inner wildness,” we too “encounter wild beasts and angels.&rdq


Pope says Africans are 'special case' when it comes to LGBT blessings

VATICAN CITY: (Reuters) - Pope Francis said in an interview published on Monday that Africans were a "special case" in the opposition of bishops and many other people in the continent to homosexuality.

But he said he was confident that, except for Africans, critics of his deci


Pope: World Economic Forum meeting an opportunity to find ‘ways to build a better world’

Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CAN) On the occasion of the 54th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Pope Francis sent a letter to the group’s leader to express his hope that it will be an opportunity to find “ways to build a better world.”&n


Pope Francis at audience: Gluttony is perhaps the most dangerous vice

Vatican City: (By Matthew Santucci for CAN) In the third installment of his catechetical series on vice and virtue, Pope Francis on Wednesday focused on the sin of gluttony, noting that the vice is not about “food in itself, but on our relationship with it.” 

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Pope Francis: Never forget that Jesus is beside you in your worst moments

Vatican City: (CNA) In life’s worst moments, never forget that Jesus is beside you, Pope Francis said Wednesday. In his first general audience of the new year, the pope set aside his prepared remarks to share a message from his heart: “Jesus never leaves us alone, never!” &ldquo


As Pope Francis reaches his 87th birthday, the 'age issue' looms large

Rome: (NCR) With questions about both Joe Biden and Donald Trump's physical fitness and mental acuity dogging their respective presidential bids, the "age issue" has created no shortage of commentary and headaches for both campaigns. 

Most American presidents have bee


Pope Francis’ cardinal advisers hear from 2 female professors on women’s role in the Church

Vatican City: (By Courtney Mares CAN) Pope Francis’ council of cardinal advisers heard testimonies from two female theology professors who spoke about the role of women in the Church. The Holy See press office said on Dec. 6 that the pope met with his council of advisers for a two-day meeti


Pope Francis says he is ‘still not well,’ has aide read general audience speech

Vatican City: (CAN) One day after canceling his trip to Dubai at the request of his doctors, Pope Francis appeared at his public Wednesday audience and shared with a raspy voice that he was still not feeling well as he recovers from the flu.

Pope Francis, who turns 87 in December, spoke


Pope Francis expresses ‘concerns’ about German Synodal Way, says it threatens Church unity

Vatican City: (By Jonathan Liedl) Pope Francis has expressed deep reservations about the direction of the Catholic Church in Germany, warning that concrete steps currently being taken “threaten” to undermine unity with the universal Church.

The pope made his criticisms in a


Pope Francis Reportedly Denies His Trip to Argentina Would Depend on Election Results

Vatican City: (Catholic News Register) According to the Argentine newspaper Infobae, Pope Francis supposedly told a group of people close to him that his possible trip to Argentina does not depend on the result of the presidential elections between Sergio Massa and Javier Milei that will take pla


Turkey-Backed Rebel Groups Pose a Significant Threat to the Region-SDC

 The Syrian Democratic Council is the political wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria. SDF controls roughly 25% of Syrian territory and has established an autonomous administration in northeast Syria. Currently, areas controlled by the


Pope Francis keeps busy schedule despite feeling ‘not well’

Vatican City: (CAN) Pope Francis is continuing to keep a full schedule even as the Holy Father said he was not feeling well during a meeting Monday morning with Jewish rabbis from Europe.

According to the Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera, the pope decided not to read his prepare


As Pope calls for cease-fire in Holy Land, Vatican speaks with Iran

Vatican City: (Catholic News Service) A child is near a sign that says "Pace," peace in Italian, as visitors gather to pray the Angelus with Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Oct. 29, 2023. (CNS/Lola Gomez)

The day after Pope Francis called for a cease-fi


Racism in America: Hilton is part of Nazis’ American love story. By Ahmar Mustikhan

To the extreme left is Conrad N. Hilton, chairman of the board of Hilton Hotels Corporation; while Barron Hilton, president of Hilton Hotels Corporation, is on the right. Former astronaut John Glenn is standing between Conrad Hilton and von Braun.

Nazism and racism iU.S. have gone hand


Racism in America: Noted Jewish civil rights leader, others ask Hilton Hotel to take remedial steps. By Ahmar Mustikhan

USA: Perhaps the founder of the world’s first and largest hotel chain had a different vision. According to Cathleen Baird, director of Hospitality Industry Archives at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas USA, the Hi

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