Pope uses Epiphany to criticise indifference in society

Pope Francis, in his Epiphany message on Thursday, said that people must not close their eyes to injustice.   “There are still rulers in society who sow death and kill innocent people,” the 85-year-old pontiff preached at the Epiphany Mass in…
Pope condemns storming of the Capitol in Washington

Pope Francis has condemned the storming of the Capitol building in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 6, and called on people to reject such violence, in a television interview slated for broadcast later on Sunday.   There will always be people…
Pope warns Vatican hierarchy against conflict

Pope Francis on Monday made a plea for an end to conflict within the Roman Curia, the Vatican’s central bureaucracy, in a traditional pre-Christmas address to them. “It would be good for us to stop living in conflict and feel…
Pope condemns killing of Nigerian farmers by terrorists

Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the killing of scores of farmers and villagers in northeast Nigeria by suspected Islamist militants as a “terroristic massacre” that offended the name of God.   Francis spoke of Saturday’s attack during his weekly general…