Catholic Herald logo
Menu
Pope Francis, right, and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill meet at the Jose Marti aiport in Havana (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

The Pope’s soft words for the Russians will please Putin, not his victims

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. A bad word from the Pope won't have harmed his cause (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

The pro-immigration pope makes a perfect foil to the nativist politician

Pope Francis meets journalists aboard the plane during the flight from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico to Rome, Italy (Alessandro Di Meo/Pool Photo via AP)

Francis speaks of ‘lesser evil’ in response to question on contraception

Photo: PA

The Russian Orthodox leader said the continent was ‘a model of an ideal humankind’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

Pope Francis discussed Donald Trump during his in-flight press conference on the way back to Rome from Mexico

Pope Francis speaks during an outdoor Mass in Ciudad Juarez (AP)

Pontiff says migrants ‘get caught up in a web that ensnares and always destroys the poorest’

Pope Francis prays before the cross on the border between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso (CNS)

Cardinal O’Malley says papal visit is ‘a great sign of hope for families separated and suffering’

Pope Francis stands on a platform to pray on the banks of the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (AP)

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in Ciudad Juarez on the final day of his visit to Mexico

Pope Francis accepts a crucifix from a prisoner as he visits Cereso prison in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (CNS)

Francis visited Cereso prison in Ciudad Juarez on Wednesday

Pope Francis waves after arriving at Abraham Gonzalez Airport in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (AP)

The Pontiff celebrates Mass at the Ciudad Juárez fairgrounds