Tag: Pope Francis

Pope Francis: ‘The common good has become global’

Pope Francis: ‘The common good has become global’

Courtney Grogan | Catholic News Agency | Source URL Pope Francis called on nations to work toward a global common good Thursday, particularly in confronting climate change, human trafficking, and nuclear threats. “In the current situation of globalization not only of the economy but also of technological and cultural exchanges, […]

Pope Francis says he fears ‘accidental’ nuclear war

Catherine Marciano AFP Pope Francis admitted on Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven by sex abuse scandals. “I think we are at the very edge,” the pope […]

Pope warns that the world is one step away from nuclear war and ‘one accident is enough’ to spark a catastrophe

The Daily Mail Pope Francis has warned that the world is one step away from nuclear war and ‘one accident is enough’ to spark a catastrophe. The 81-year-old, who made the comments as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru, also warned that the world now stood […]

Pope to Protestants of Scotland: We are no longer rivals

Pope Francis had a meeting with Reverend Derek Browning, Moderator of the Church of Scotland, who greeted the pope with these words. “Wise people tell us that we must speak the truth and love, but in the first place we must speak together.” The pope thanked the highest representative of […]

German Cardinal: Number-One Challenge Facing Europe Is ‘Climate Change’

Thomas D. Williams Breibart In launching an international Vatican conference on the future of Europe on Friday, German Cardinal Reinhard Marx listed off his idea of the three greatest challenges facing Europe, the first of which was “climate change.” “The European Union and all of Europe find themselves facing great […]

Reformation at 500: Christians see they are brothers, sisters, pope says

Pope Francis met with a delegation from the Church of Scotland at the Vatican on Thursday, just four days before Reformation Sunday, which was to mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his 95 theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle church. Posting the theses, formally called the […]

Despite apprehension, Pope Francis and President Trump talked in a “relaxed, sincere way,” sources say

Gerard O’Connell America Magazine President Donald J. Trump’s private meeting with Pope Francis “went well,” informed Vatican sources told America after the visit. The sources, who asked not to be identified, acknowledged that there had been some “apprehension” on the eve of the visit, which was reflected on Francis’ face […]

Trump vows to use presidency for peace after ‘fantastic’ talks with Pope Francis

AFP US president Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote global peace after meeting Pope Francis for the first time. The two men sidestepped deep differences over issues ranging from the environment to the plight of migrants and the poor. “Honor of a lifetime to […]

Trump ‘determined to pursue peace’ after Pope meeting

BBC US President Donald Trump has said he is “more determined than ever” to pursue peace in the world after meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican. He was granted a short private audience with the head of the Catholic Church on the latest leg of his overseas trip. The two […]

Donald Trump, Pope Francis Meet, Vow to Fight for ‘Life, Freedom of Worship’

The Christian Post President Donald Trump and Roman Catholic Church leader Pope Francis met on Wednesday at the Vatican where they spoke for 30 minutes in private, and vowed to fight together for life, peace, and freedom of worship. “Honor of a lifetime to meet His Holiness Pope Francis. I […]