ARTICLES RELATING TO POPE FRANCIS

You have to see this bakkie! Nissan takes its NP300 and turns it into a 'Popemobile'

2019-09-30 14:51

Pope Francis paid the island of Mauritius a visit and used a Nissan NP300 as his method of transport.

Pope hails Mozambique peace deal, offers solidarity for cyclone victims

2019-09-06 22:06

Pope Francis, on the first full day of his visit to Mozambique, has heaped praise on a peace deal between government and rebels and offered solidarity to victims of two devastating cyclones.

Pope Francis arrives for Africa tour in violence-hit Mozambique

2019-09-04 12:22

Pope Francis arrives in Mozambique at the start of a three-nation tour of Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.

Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse

2019-05-10 12:04

The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered.

Pope tells Moroccans 'we are brothers and sisters'

2019-03-31 20:00

Pope Francis has sought to encourage greater Christian-Muslim dialogue during his first trip to Morocco, telling his flock that showing the country's Muslim majority they are part of the same human family will help stamp out extremism.

Pope meets Jewish group, decries "depraved" antisemitism

2019-03-08 22:48

Pope Francis is denouncing the "depraved hatred" behind a wave of anti-Semitic attacks in parts of the world and says interfaith dialogue can help counter it.

Pope: Vatican next year to open archives on wartime Pius XII

2019-03-04 21:31

Pope Francis says he has decided to open up the Vatican archives on World War II-era Pope Pius XII, who has been accused by Jews of staying silent on the Holocaust.

Sex abuse survivors describe horrors to world's bishops

2019-02-21 17:25

Survivors of clerical paedophilia related their traumatic experiences to the world's top bishops at a landmark summit at the Vatican on the protection of minors.

WATCH: Pope in historic visit to UAE to highlight religious freedom

2019-02-04 08:40

Pope Francis has opened a historic visit to UAE by meeting with federation's leader and a group of Muslim elders. WATCH.

WATCH: Being 'cool' not enough, pope tells young people in Panama

2019-01-25 19:24

Pope Francis told a global gathering of young Catholics on Thursday that meaningful service was key to attracting a new generation of faithful, rather than trying to make the Church more "fun" or "cool".

 

Million turn out for Pope Francis Madagascar mass

2019-09-08 13:41

An estimated one million people gathered at Madagascar's Soamandrakizay stadium in the capital on Sunday to hear Pope Francis say mass on the second leg of his three-nation African tour.

Mozambicans trek from far and wide to attend mass by Pope Francis

2019-09-05 16:20

Travelling nearly 2 000km by motorbike, train, car and plane over four days to see Pope Francis may seem gruelling, but for pilgrim Davide Hilario the trek was simply a reaffirmation of his Catholic faith.

Pope Francis to visit poor of Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius

2019-09-02 11:58

Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.

PIC: Pope kisses feet of South Sudan's leaders to encourage peace

2019-04-12 11:20

Pope Francis knelt and kissed the feet of South Sudan's rival leaders on Thursday, in an unprecedented act of humbleness to close a two-day retreat for the African leaders.

Pope Francis gives cycling a mixed blessing

2019-03-09 16:19

Pope Francis has praised cycling for the value it places on discipline and courage, but warned that the sport can become tainted by doping, dishonesty and corruption.

WATCH: How the world is marking women's day

2019-03-08 19:44

Marches, protests, strikes and studies - people around the globe are taking action to mark International Women's Day and to push for action to to obtain equality.

Pope compares child sex abuse to 'human sacrifice', vows action

2019-02-24 22:01

Pope Francis has vowed to tackle every single case of sexual abuse by priests in the Roman Catholic Church, comparing paedophilia to "human sacrifice".

Pope opens sex abuse summit amid outcry from survivors

2019-02-21 13:26

Pope Francis has warned bishops that the Catholic faithful are demanding more than just condemnation of clergy sex abuse but concrete action to respond to the scandal.

Pope reaffirms priest celibacy but makes case for exception

2019-01-29 07:37

Pope Francis is ruling out any lifting of the celibacy requirement for priests but says older, married men could be ordained in remote communities where priests are in short supply.

Pope mourns Mediterranean shipwrecks that claimed 170 lives

2019-01-20 19:06

Pope Francis has decried the loss of 170 lives of migrants recently in the Mediterranean Sea.

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