Pope Francis has urged the world to let the light of Christmas pierce the “darkness in human hearts” that leads to religious persecution, social injustice, armed conflicts and fear of migrants. In his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world) Christmas Day message, the 83-year-old pope called for peace in the Holy Land, […]
Pope Francis sues for peace
Pope Francis confessed Wednesday he had “lost patience” with an exuberant admirer who had grabbed his hand on Saint Peter’s Square, prompting a swift pair of slaps. “We lose patience many times. It happens to me too. I apologise for the bad example given yesterday,” the head of the Catholic church said before celebrating MassRead More
Pope Francis has apologized for slapping a woman on the arm for pulling him. The incident happened on New Year’s eve, as the pontiff made his way through the crowd at St. Peter’s Square. The Pope, who appeared angry, slapped the woman’s hand off him, and walked away. In his New Year’s message on Wednesday, […]
Pope Francis speaks on slapping woman who pulled him
The leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has been caught on camera kissing a Nun just a week after he was filmed slapping the hands of a woman who grabbed his hands.
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Pope Francis’ main bodyguard, Domenico Giani, has resigned his appointment from the Vatican Security Service. He resigned on Monday following a leak to the media of details of probe into financial wrongdoings in the Catholic hierarchy. According to Reuters, Francis accepted Giani’s resignation while noting he bears no personal responsibility for the leak. In a […]
Pope Francis on Tuesday named a new head of the Vatican security services, a day after the previous holder of the job resigned because of a media leak. Gianluca Gauzzi Broccoletti, 45, was appointed Commander of the Vatican Gendarmerie and director of the Vatican’s security and civil protection services, a statement said. He replaces Domenico […]
Pope Francis makes new appointment
Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, on Sunday described the late 14-year-old Vivian Ogu as an example to all Christians in Nigeria and the rest of the world. Armed robbers had shot the teenager to death after she resisted being raped by them when her family house in Benin City was invaded nearly 10 years ago. The […]
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