Tag: Vatican

Pope prays for countries in conflict

One of most ancient churches in Myanmar was burned and destroyed.

Pope Francis: Celebrate the date of your baptism like a birthday

The pope baptized 13 babies in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday.

Benedict XVI to be buried in first tomb of Pope John Paul II

St. John XXIII was also previously buried in the same place.

Hong Kong allows Cardinal Zen to attend Benedict’s funeral

Zen was elevated to cardinal by Benedict in 2006.

Xi Jinping declined Pope Francis’ request for a meeting

The underground Chinese Catholics continue to face crackdown from Beijing in the past years.

Pope Francis announced his readiness to go to China

Since the beginning of the 1950s, there has been no official relationship between the Vatican and Beijing.

Pope Francis delayed his visit to South Sudan and the DRC

Both South Sudan and the DRC continue to suffer from internal unrest, which has caused the displacement of millions.

Volodymyr Zelensky thanks Pope Francis for praying for peace

Four days of fighting has led to hundreds of civilian deaths and displaced tens of thousands of Ukrainians.

Pope Francis calls for Christians to pray for Afghanistan

In many cases, known Christians must flee Afghanistan or risk being killed.

Pope Francis received threatening letter containing bullets

The letter containing three bullets was discovered by postal employees at a mail sorting facility near Milan on the 9th of August.