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Educate for peace - L'Osservatore Romano

Terrorism, dialogue with Islam, and ecumenism are the main themes of the Pontiff's visit in Egypt, explained Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State. The following is a working translation of the Cardinal's interview with the Secretariat for ...and more »

As a grain of sand - L'Osservatore Romano

Each Christian should set aside one day as a day of remembrance, to reread his or her own personal life history and to place it within the context of the history of a people, Pope Francis said during Mass at Santa Marta on Thursday morning, 6 April. “I ...and more »

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 »

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 »

A journey of unity and brotherhood - L'Osservatore Romano

“A journey of unity, of brotherhood”. Pope Francis thusly defined his visit to Egypt, as he greeted journalists during the direct flight on Friday morning, 28 April, to Cairo, which landed in the early afternoon. The Pontiff emphasized the special ...and more »

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 »

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

Massimo Faggioli does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. View all ...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 »

Pope Francis Warns Against 'Invasion' of Libertarianism - Breitbart News

Pope Francis had harsh words to describe libertarians Friday, saying they deny the value of the common good in favor of radical selfishness where only the individual matters. “I cannot fail to speak of the grave risks associated with the invasion of ...and more »

Pope Francis draws 15000 to open-air mass in Egypt weeks after deadly attacks on country's churches - ABC News

Pope Francis drew a crowd of 15,000 to an open-air Mass in Egypt on his last day visiting the overwhelmingly Muslim nation, where Christians and their churches have been the target of recent attacks by Islamic militants. Interested in Pope Francis? Add ...and more »