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Gerard O’Connell March 31, 2019
Aboard the papal plane, Francis spoke with reporters about the need to build solidarity, not barriers.
Gerard O’Connell March 31, 2019
Among those attending the Mass was Brother Jean-Pierre Schumacher, O.C.S.O, the last monk survivor from the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria.
Gerard O’Connell March 30, 2019
Pope Francis said he hoped his visit would “strengthen the bonds of sincere friendship,” mutual respect and cooperation between Christians and Muslims “and enable our communities to prepare a better future for coming generations.”
Gerard O’Connell March 30, 2019
Pope Francis and King Mohammed VI: "the specific multi-religious character, the spiritual dimension and the particular cultural identity of Jerusalem / Al-Quds Acharif must be protected and promoted.”
Gerard O’Connell March 28, 2019
“I come as a pilgrim of peace and fraternity, in a world that greatly needs it,” the pope said in a video message to the “dear people of Morocco” on the eve of his visit this weekend.
Catholic News Service March 22, 2019
"To define a whole category of people, or a whole nation, or a whole religious group as being in some way more prone to terrorism than any other group is irresponsible."