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Pope Francis denounces religious fundamentalism across Middle East - euronews

Pope Francis has urged Muslim leaders to unite in renouncing religious extremism during the first day of his two-day trip to Egypt. The visit, amid tight security, is aimed at strengthening ties with Muslim leaders and comes after two deadly attacks on ...and more »

Two Scenes from Pope Francis's Revolution of Tenderness - The New Yorker

Last week, Pope Francis brought his message of solidarity to the ancient world and the new. PHOTOGRAPH BY GREGORIO BORGIA / POOL / REUTERS. Five decades ago, in an essay in The New York Review of Books, Hannah Arendt described an exchange she had had ...and more »

Letter from Rome - Commonweal

Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard his flight from Cairo to Rome April 29. Also pictured are Father Mauricio Rueda Beltz, papal trip organizer, and Greg Burke, Vatican spokesman. (CNS photo/Paul Haring). Pope Francis, the pontifex maximus, went ...and more »

Pope Francis spreads wisdom in Egypt - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

Pope Francis gives the homily as he celebrates Mass at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo April 29. (CNS/Paul Haring). In his whirlwind visit to Egypt over the weekend, Pope Francis gave several talks in many different settings, from his meeting with the ...and more »

The Pope Just Gave a Surprise TED Talk, Nailing the Secret to Remarkable Leadership -

Attendees at the recent International TED conference in Vancouver, B.C., were treated to a surprise message from Pope Francis. By Scott Mautz. Scott Mautz is the author of Find The Fire: Ignite Your Inspiration and Make Work Exciting Again. He's also ...and more »

Pope urges US and North Korea to find diplomatic solution - Catholic Herald Online

A diplomatic solution must be found to the escalating tension between North Korea and the United States, Pope Francis has told journalists. “The path [to take] is the path of negotiation, the path of a diplomatic solution,” he said when asked about US ...and more »

Christians in Middle East call Pope Francis's visit to Egypt a blessing - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Pope Francis and Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, right, attend an ecumenical prayer service at the Church of St. Peter in Cairo April 28. (Credit: Paul Haring/CNS.) Christian leaders in the region say Pope Francis's April 28-29 trip to Egypt was a ...and more »

Pope to Catholics: Get out, spread faith, help cholesterol - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Pope Francis speaks on the occasion of an audience with members of the Catholic Action association, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino.) After having just returned from a whirlwind trip to Egypt ...and more »

Pope Francis warns war over North Korea could destroy 'a good part of humanity' - Ecumenical News

(Reuters)Pope Francis talks to journalist on the papal plane during his flight to Manila. Pope Francis has warned that "a good part of humanity" will be destroyed if military tensions with North Korea continue to escalate over its weapons' program ...and more »

Pope Francis calls for diplomatic solution to Korean peninsula tensions - The Hankyoreh

Pope Francis blesses a child during a mass in Cairo, Egypt, Apr. 29. While in Egypt, Francis stressed the need for reconciliation between the country's Muslim majority and its Coptic Christian minority. (EPA/Yonhap News). Pope Francis voiced concerns ...and more »