Pope comments on Western aid to Ukraine

Pope comments on Western aid to Ukraine

Pope Francis said that it is morally right for countries to supply Ukraine with weapons if it is to help the country defend itself against the Russian military campaign. “This is a political decision that is morally acceptable, if taken …

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Bodyguard faints in the middle of Pope’s speech

Bodyguard faints in the middle of Pope's speech

A member of the Swiss Guard fainted to the floor while Pope Francis was speaking during his weekly audience. The young bodyguard collapsed to the floor during Pope Francis’ audience in the Vatican on August 17, making a loud noise …

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Pope apologizes to Aboriginal Canadians

Pope apologizes to Aboriginal Canadians

Pope Francis apologizes for the “crimes” many Catholics have committed against Aboriginal Canadian children in boarding schools. “I apologize and ask forgiveness for the crimes committed by so many Catholics against the indigenous peoples,” said Pope Francis, 85, July 25, …

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Pope denies rumors about to resign

Pope denies rumors about to resign

Pope Francis has said he has no intention of resigning, dismissing speculation that he is about to make the decision due to health reasons. “I have no intention of resigning, not now. I don’t feel God calling me right now. …

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Pope says war in Ukraine ‘could be provoked’

Pope says war in Ukraine 'could be provoked'

Pope Francis said that Russia’s campaign in Ukraine could be “incited” and needed to abandon the good-bad guy mentality in this regard. “What we are seeing is the brutality and severity of the war waged by the Russian army,” Pope …

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Rumor has it that Pope Francis is about to resign

Rumor has it that Pope Francis is about to resign

The upcoming series of plans by Pope Francis, 85, has sparked speculation he is preparing to step down, amid health concerns. Pope Francis plans to visit the city of L’Aquila, central Italy, on August 28 to visit the mausoleum of …

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Pope calls for ‘substantive negotiations’ on Ukraine crisis

Pope calls for 'substantive negotiations' on Ukraine crisis

Pope Francis called on the parties concerned to negotiate to end what he called an “increasingly dangerous escalation” in the conflict in Ukraine. “As explosions of destruction, death and conflict erupt, fueling an increasingly dangerous escalation of tensions for all, …

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