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Pope Francis arrives in Egypt on historic visit -

Catholic pontiff's two-day visit is aimed at fostering peace between the Muslim and Christian-minority community. 29 Apr 2017. Pope Francis said violence cannot be committed in the name of God, in a speech at a Muslim-Christian conference in Egypt. The ...and more »

Two key takeaways from the pope's TED talk - The Conversation US

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Pope Francis Urges US and North Korea to Step Away from the Brink - New York Times

ROME — Pope Francis urged the United States and North Korea on Saturday to defuse their increasingly tense standoff and avert a potentially horrific conflict. “I call on them, and I will call on them, as I have on leaders of different places, to work ...and more »

North Korea crisis: Pope urges international mediation - BBC News

Pope Francis has called for international mediation to ease rising tensions between the US and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear activity. The pontiff suggested that Norway, for example, was "always ready to help". He warned the crisis risked ...and more »

Pope heads to Egypt to mend ties with Islam, reassure Christians - FRANCE 24

In keeping with his inclusive approach to his role, when Pope Francis visits Egypt on Friday he will meet with the head of the most important institution in the Islamic world as well as leaders of the nation's embattled Christian community. Pope ...and more »

In Cairo, Francis Takes On 'Demagogic' Populism and Violence Masked as Piety - New York Times

Right Now Pope Francis is in Egypt, bearing a message of peace and reconciliation. The country is under a state of emergency after suicide bombings, attributed to Islamic State militants, killed at least 44 people in Coptic Christian churches on Palm ...and more »

Pope Francis in Egypt: A voice of reason -

The pope has sent a strong message against Islamophobia and for religious and individual freedoms. Halim Shebaya by Halim Shebaya. 29 Apr 2017. Pope Francis is greeted by children in Cairo on April 29 [Reuters]. When terrorists targeted Coptic Churches ...and more »

'The pope of peace in the Egypt of peace:' What can Francis achieve in Cairo? - Deutsche Welle

Pope Francis is hoping to revive Muslim-Christian dialogue and show solidarity with the Coptic community during a visit to Cairo. The Egyptian government is using the trip to polish its image. Martin Gehlen reports. Ägypten vor dem Papst Besuch Plakat ...and more »

Francis tells US, North Korea to cool nuclear tensions, seek mediation - National Catholic Reporter

Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard his flight from Cairo to Rome April 29. (CNS/Paul Haring). Aboard the papal flight from Cairo — Pope Francis has told the United States and North Korea to deescalate their nuclear tensions, saying their ...and more »

Pope Francis Wants Norway to Be Mediator Between USA and North Korea - The Nordic Page

Francis is afraid the crisis may lead to a nuclear clash and this can cause a good part of humanity would be destroyed. He also said he was ready to meet Donald Trump when he is in Europe next month but Trump did not show any interest or made a request ...and more »