Tuesday , March 2 2021
Home / Tag Archives: pope francis (page 3)

Tag Archives: pope francis

Dispute over former pope’s role in controversial book

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | The Vatican was gripped Tuesday by a dispute over whether elderly ex-pope Benedict XVI was being used by the Catholic Church’s ultra-conservative wing to undermine his successor Pope Francis. At least three Vatican correspondents cited a source close to Benedict saying the former pontiff …

Read More »

Church is losing influence, pope warns

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | Pope Francis on Saturday called on church leaders for a “change in mentality”, saying the Christian faith is less heeded, even ignored, in the modern world. New methods were needed to help “reposition our ways of thinking and our attitudes”, the pope warned in …

Read More »

Pope to visit Hiroshima on anti-nuclear weapon mission

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | Pope Francis, who years ago hoped to be a missionary in Japan, travels to the sites of the world’s only atomic attacks this week seeking a ban on nuclear weapons. The Argentine pontiff, 82, flies to Asia on Tuesday, where he will first visit …

Read More »

Catholic institutions asked to rethink higher education approaches

Mpigi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Papal nuncio to Uganda, Archbishop Luigi Bianco has challenged catholic founded institutions to rethink their way of teaching and front an ‘integral education in a fragmented world, full of contradictions.’   The Papal nuncio says that challenges stirred by development and the evolution of technology …

Read More »

Catholicism in Africa

Churches face competition and a troubled legacy as they grow | JOSEPH HELLWEG | Pope Francis recently completed a seven-day tour of three African countries: Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius. It was a significant trip for a number of reasons. During his visit, the pope spoke on issues of peace and …

Read More »

Pope ‘not afraid’ of schism in Catholic Church

On board the papal plane, Undefined | AFP | Pope Francis said Tuesday he was “not afraid” of a schism in the Roman Catholic Church, in reference to attacks by conservative cardinals who frequently take aim at his papacy. “I’m not afraid of schisms. I pray that there won’t be one, …

Read More »