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Wash your mouth out with holy water! Pope Francis drops the F-bomb ahead of Middle Eastern tour

when speaking in the Vatican. Pope Francis was speaking from a window in St. ... Pope Francis was speaking from a window in St. ... Pope Francis may need to wash his mouth out with soap ...

Editor's Choice - 04/03/2014 - 14:39 - comment 0

Pope appeals for peace between Israelis and Palestinians

on St. Peter’s Square Sunday, Pope Francis called for peace in Gaza, AFP reports. He appealed ... Pope Francis calls for peace in Gaza as Israel ... Square Sunday, Pope Francis called for peace in Gaza , AFP reports. He appealed for “concrete gestures ...

13/07/2014 - 12:21 - comment 0

Secret Santas: Netanyahu and Pope Francis exchange gifts

Minister and Pope Francis exchange thoughtful gifts. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu presented Pope Francis a book written by his father during a 25-minute meeting ... Inquisition, the prime minister had written, "To His Holiness Pope Francis, the great guardian of our ...

Editor's Choice - 03/12/2013 - 08:33 - comment 0

Pope says Middle East trip is “purely religious”

Pope Francis told 50,000 pilgrims in St. Peter's ... Pope Francis has announced that his upcoming three-day visit to a number of countries in the Middle ... Palestinian Arena, Israel, Italy, Palestine) Pope Francis has announced that his upcoming three-day ...

21/05/2014 - 17:05 - comment 0

Pope prays for peace in Syria on Easter Sunday

Pope Francis addressed a 250,000 strong crowd in St. Peter's Square at his inaugural Easter Sunday address. Pope Francis prayed ... Pope Francis prayed for peace in Syria during his inaugural Easter Sunday message ...

31/03/2013 - 14:24 - comment 0

Saying goodbye to a great: Wadih al-Safi to be laid to rest in his Lebanese hometown

heritage.” Al-Safi, 92, passed away on Friday after a battle with illness . Born Wadih Francis ... at St. Georges church in downtown Beirut on Monday. The family meanwhile continued to receive ... the world.”The funeral is set to be held at St. ...

Editor's Choice - 14/10/2013 - 09:47 - comment 0

No signal of compromise from Pope, Abbas and Peres meeting

Despite Pope Francis' call for Israeli ... Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Pope Francis, President Shimon Peres ... as a symbol of the desire for peace. Francis invited Peres and Abbas to the Vatican last month, during ...

09/06/2014 - 11:28 - comment 1

Global South pope takes office off the back of Lebanese vote-in

with the cardinal and said, “He is a man who transmits great serenity.”At the St. Francis of Assisi church ... taking the papal name of Francis I, the Vatican said on Wednesday.  French cardinal Jean-Louis ... and churches across Rome pealed. In his first speech upon being elected pontiff, Pope Francis I called ...

Editor's Choice - 14/03/2013 - 06:02 - comment 0

Pope announces first visit to Holy Land

will carry out a pilgrimage to the Holy Land," Francis announced to crowds in St Peter's Square ... Pope Francis will visit the Holy Land for the first time in late May this year. Pope Francis will visit the Holy Land ...

Editor's Choice - 05/01/2014 - 13:27 - comment 0

Middle East-friendly pope gets Arab Christians rejoicing

role, a new name The pope has chosen to be named after the 12th-century St. Francis of Assisi, ... Christians across the region look to Pope Francis ... Pope Francis will have to leave his austere apartment opposite the Cathedral of Buenos Aires ...

Editor's Choice - 16/03/2013 - 06:02 - comment 0