Francis has said he is praying for the people of Gaza in a message to the Argentine priest who leads the region’s only Catholic parish.
Vatican Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran has sent a goodwill message to Muslims marking the end of Ramadan.
Pope Francis will visit the Italian city of Caserta twice in three days later this month.
Italian director Daniele Luchetti is about to begin shooting the first feature film about Pope Francis.
Mexican Bishop Raúl Vera has said that “people who say homosexuals are sick are sick themselves“.
Jimmy Akin investigates claims that the Pope has made a final decision about Medjugorje.
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