Pope’s visit to UAE underscores religious tolerance
In this era of globalization, there has been a significant increase in people from different backgrounds, cultures, and faiths coming together to make the world a much more diverse place than it was 50 years ago.
Kaigama replaces Onaiyekan as Catholic Archbishop of Abuja
Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, has appointed Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama to take charge of Abuja Archdiocese.. The Pope, who was represented by Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, Archbishop Antonio Filipazzi, made the announcement during the opening ceremony of the first plenary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) yesterday in Abuja. Kaigama, who is currently the…
Pope compares child sex abuse to 'human sacrifice', vows action
Pope Francis on Sunday vowed to tackle every single case of sexual abuse by priests in the Roman Catholic Church, comparing paedophilia to "human sacrifice".
Pope opens child sex abuse conference, promising ‘concrete’ remedies
Pope Francis on Thursday promised concrete actions against child sexual abuse by priests would result from a conference he opened, countering scepticism from some survivors who said the meeting looked like a public relations exercise.
Venezuela's Maduro writes to pope for help
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he has written to the pope asking him to help mediate his country's crisis after a swathe of nations recognised a rival opposition chief as interim leader.
Pope Francis makes history with Muslim dialogue in UAE
Pope Francis, the first leader of the world's 1.3 billion Catholics to visit the Arabian Peninsula, will attend an interfaith meeting in the UAE on Monday as part of his outreach to Muslims.
Pope Francis in historic Arabian Peninsula visit
Pope Francis is set for a historic trip to the UAE, the first ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, as he seeks to boost the Vatican's outreach to Islam.
Pope Francis: reaching out to Muslims
Pope Francis has made dialogue with Islam a cornerstone of his papacy, which began in 2013, and visited several countries with large Muslim populations.