Pope Francis

Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald speaks during a news conference in Kamloops, BC., on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Archibald says an upcoming delegation to the Vatican has been postponed.    THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Indigenous papal visit postponed to 2022 over concerns about Omicron COVID-19 variant

Indigenous papal visit postponed to 2022 over concerns about Omicron COVID-19 variant

 

Pope Francis leaves at the end of a mass in which he ordained as bishops Andres Gabriel Ferrada Moreira and Guido Marini, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. The Vatican says Pope Francis is willing to visit Canada, as Indigenous leaders call on him apologize for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Alessandra Tarantino

Vatican says Pope Francis willing to visit Canada; Indigenous leaders seek apology

Vatican says Pope Francis willing to visit Canada; Indigenous leaders seek apology

 

Pope Francis blesses faithful during the Angelus noon prayer he delivers from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Vatican says Pope Francis willing to visit Canada as Indigenous leaders seek apology

Calls for an appology have grown louder over the past year

 

Pope Francis arrives to meet with the participants of the inter-parliamentary meeting on the COP26 in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope to lawmakers: Climate change requires quick consensus

Pope addresses parliamentarians preparing for the UN’s annual climate conference

  • Oct 9, 2021
Pope Francis arrives to meet with the participants of the inter-parliamentary meeting on the COP26 in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2021 file photo Pope Francis attends a meeting with priests, religious men and women, seminarians and catechists, at the Cathedral of Saint Martin, in Bratislava, Slovakia, Pope Francis has acknowledged his increasingly vocal right-wing critics, saying their “nasty comments” were the work of the devil and that “some wanted me dead” after his recent intestinal surgery. Francis made the comments during a Sept. 13 private meeting with Slovakian Jesuits soon after he arrived in the Slovak capital, Bratislava. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, file)

‘Some wanted me dead:’ Pope acknowledges right-wing critics

Resigning ‘didn’t even cross my mind’

  • Sep 21, 2021
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2021 file photo Pope Francis attends a meeting with priests, religious men and women, seminarians and catechists, at the Cathedral of Saint Martin, in Bratislava, Slovakia, Pope Francis has acknowledged his increasingly vocal right-wing critics, saying their “nasty comments” were the work of the devil and that “some wanted me dead” after his recent intestinal surgery. Francis made the comments during a Sept. 13 private meeting with Slovakian Jesuits soon after he arrived in the Slovak capital, Bratislava. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, file)
FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, Pope Francis holds his pastoral staff as he arrives to celebrate Mass, at St. Peter's Basilica. Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass, Monday Jan. 11, 2021, while reaffirming they cannot be priests. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, FILE)

Pope says women can read at Mass, but still can’t be priests

Pope says women can read at Mass, but still can’t be priests

FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, Pope Francis holds his pastoral staff as he arrives to celebrate Mass, at St. Peter's Basilica. Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass, Monday Jan. 11, 2021, while reaffirming they cannot be priests. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, FILE)

Divided reactions in US as pope backs same-sex civil unions

Divided reactions in US as pope backs same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis waves to faithful at the end of the weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions

Pope Francis waves to faithful at the end of the weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

IQUIQUE, Chile — It was all in a day’s work for the…

  • Jan 18, 2018
Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile
Pope has tough words for indigenous, Chile during Mass

Pope has tough words for indigenous, Chile during Mass

TEMUCO, Chile — Pope Francis took the Chilean state and the country’s…

  • Jan 17, 2018
Pope has tough words for indigenous, Chile during Mass
Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile — Pope Francis met on Tuesday with survivors of priests…

  • Jan 16, 2018
Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile
Pope arrives in Chile, protests expected over sexual abuse

Pope arrives in Chile, protests expected over sexual abuse

SANTIAGO, Chile — Pope Francis flew in to Chile’s capital Monday night…

  • Jan 15, 2018
Pope arrives in Chile, protests expected over sexual abuse
Pope arrives in Colombia seeking to heal conflict’s wounds

Pope arrives in Colombia seeking to heal conflict’s wounds

BOGOTA — Pope Francis flew in to Colombia on Wednesday to try…

  • Sep 6, 2017
Pope arrives in Colombia seeking to heal conflict’s wounds
Pope’s Colombia agenda: peace, ecology and the way forward

Pope’s Colombia agenda: peace, ecology and the way forward

Pope’s Colombia agenda: peace, ecology and the way forward VATICAN CITY —…

  • Sep 5, 2017
Pope’s Colombia agenda: peace, ecology and the way forward
Pope’s top aide is charged in sex assault case in Australia

Pope’s top aide is charged in sex assault case in Australia

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis suffered a major blow when his top…

  • Jun 29, 2017
Pope’s top aide is charged in sex assault case in Australia

PM to ask Pope for schools apology

Two to meet during a private audience later this month