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Pope to travel to Bari to meet Mediterranean bishops

Pope Francis is to travel to the southern Italian city of Bari in February where he will address a meeting of bishops from countries bordering the Mediterranean and celebrate Holy Mass.

Pope to World Economic Forum: human person the centre of integral development

As the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum got under way in Davos, Switzerland, Pope Francis urged the world’s public and private sector leaders of their responsibility for the integral development of all by placing the human person at the very centre of public policy.

Pope at Mass: ‘You can’t buy the Lord’s gifts’

Pope Francis celebrates morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta reminding believers that the Lord’s gifts are free and it is not Christian to seek favours in order to grow in ecclesiastical careers.

Oxfam's 'Time to Care' report shows global wealth founded on inequality

Oxfam’s annual report reveals that the hidden engine of world economy is driven by the unpaid care work of women and girls.

Pope at Mass: Trust in God makes us free

Trusting in the Word of God allows us to overcome idolatry, pride, and excessive self-confidence. In his homily on Monday during Mass at the Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis said that being a “good Christian” means listening to what the Lord says about justice, charity, forgiveness, and mercy.

Pope to Simon Wiesenthal Centre: If we lose our memory, we destroy our future

Pope Francis receives a delegation from the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, recalling his visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, and condemning antisemitism in every form.

Eight Die As Fire Hits Czech Disabled Home

Authorities in the Czech Republic say at least eight people were killed as one of the country's deadliest fires in decades swept through a Czech home for the mentally disabled near the German border. The prime minister visited the site of the blaze, which also injured more than 30 people.

Pope appeals for a peaceful solution to the crisis in Libya

Pope Francis during his Sunday Angelus speaks of the crisis in Libya making particular mention of an important summit taking place in Berlin which aims to find a solution to the current situation.

Pope at Angelus: 'never cease to be surprised by God's love for us'

On this second Sunday of Ordinary Time, Pope Francis addressed the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Angelus Prayer telling them to start anew their journey of faith.

New Caravan of Central American migrants in search of better lives

With the eyes of the US Immigration firmly focused on its borders, Mexico is facing yet another Central American Caravan of migrants seeking a better and more prosperous life on their side of the Continent.