On his first visit to Asia as pope Francis is going to South Korea He left the Rome airport at four o rsquo clock in the afternoon local time today August 13 on board an Alitalia flight His main reason for visiting Korea is to participate in the sixth Asian Youth Day that is being held in Daej
Pope Francis will travel to Korea from Aug 13 to 18 He is going there for a meeting with young people from 30 Asian countries at the Sixth Asian Youth Day and to beatify 124 Korean martyrs from the first 50 years of the Catholic Church rsquo s existence in this East-Asian nation that was evangel
Pope Francis is well on the way to achieving a total and radical reform of the Vatican rsquo s finances That became abundantly clear on July 9 when the Australian cardinal George Pell the man he appointed to spearhead that reform presented the New Economic Framework for the Holy See at a crowded
The Working Document WD for next October rsquo s Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family provides a clear picture of the real situation of families today nbsp Based on input from the consultation in dioceses across the world it offers a good basis for an open and lively discussion at that
Pope Francis Tells Archbishop of Canterbury: 'Don't Forget the Three P's"': 'Prayer, peace and poverty'
“Don’t forget the three P’s: prayer, peace and poverty,” Pope Francis, speaking in English, told the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, as he bade him farewell after their 40 minute meeting in the Vatican on June 16. “We must walk together!” he added.It was t
“It is my hope that this meeting will mark the beginning of a new journey where we seek the things that unite, so as to overcome the things that divide,” Pope Francis said in a forceful speech concluding the historic Prayer for Peace in the Holy Land, held in the Vatican Gardens on June