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Pope Francis

July 19, 2024

Pope Francis appeals for Olympic peace

Mr Francis said the Olympic Games in the French capital could be an exceptional place of encounter, even between hostile nations in times of war and conflicts worldwide.

Paris 2024 Olympics logo
June 27, 2024

Vatican to be supplied with solar energy: Pope Francis

For example, last year, Mr Francis decided to completely replace the Vatican’s vehicle fleet with electric cars by 2030.

Pope in the Vatican
May 28, 2024

Pope Francis apologises for using offensive slang against gay men

Head of the Catholic Church Pope Francis has issued an apology after referring to gay men as “frociaggine.”

Pope Francis
April 8, 2024

Pope condemns sex-change surgery, surrogacy abortion as against human dignity

Pope Francis has denounced abortions and the carrying of children by surrogate mothers as grave offences against human dignity.

Pope Francis
March 1, 2024

Vatican stresses religion’s role in world peace

“The future also depends on the encounter of religion, culture, and inter-religious dialogue,” said the Vatican.

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February 28, 2024

Pope tells Vatican ‘I have cold’ before being hospitalised

Before visiting the hospital, during the audience, the pope said, “I still have a bit of a cold.”

February 26, 2024

Catholic pope prays for Nigerians, says kidnapping ‘increasingly frequent’

“The increasingly frequent kidnappings in Nigeria are extremely concerning.

February 23, 2024

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to meet Pope Francis in Rome

Prior to meeting Mr Francis, Mr Scholz plans to meet Italian President Sergio Mattarella in Rome on March 1.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Pope Francis
January 29, 2024

African Catholic priests allowed to refuse blessing same-sex couples: Pope

The pope, however, said everyone would appreciate the idea of blessing same-sex marriage as contained in “Fiducia supplicans.”

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January 2, 2024

Pope advocates AI regulation to stimulate human sustainability

The Pope called on leaders to act promptly on the use of AI.