Papal Visits

Thumbnail pope francis kisses a young child during a special meeting with sick children in new york city sept 25 2015 credit losservatore romano cna 9 26 15 Although trips can be tiring, Pope says people make the effort 'worth it'

Vatican City, Jan 8, 2017 / 01:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a new interview published Sunday, Pope Francis said that though his many papal trips are...

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Thumbnail cardinal osvald gracias of india at a press briefing on the synod of bishops in vatican city oct 22 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 10 22 15 Cardinal Gracias: curial reform is nearing the 'end of the tunnel'

Nearly four years after the Pope established his Council of Cardinal advisers to help him in the task of reforming the Roman Curia, one member of...

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Thumbnail 20170907t1334 97 cns pope colombia bishops Don't let anything silence the truth, Pope tells Colombian bishops

In a lengthy speech on Thursday, Pope Francis urged the bishops of Colombia to uphold their pastoral responsibilities, proclaiming and teaching the...

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Thumbnail 20170908t1823 0743 cns pope colombia reconciliation Forgiveness is the first step to ending cycle of violence, Pope says

Pope Francis told the Colombian people Friday that while it will be challenging, they must let go the anger caused by years of painful suffering...

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Thumbnail pope francis waves to pilgrims during his may 25 2016 general audience in st peters square credit daniel ibez cna It's official: Pope Francis will visit Colombia September 6-11

Vatican City, Mar 10, 2017 / 08:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Friday that Pope Francis will make a six-day trip to Colombia in...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on june 4 2014 credit daniel ibez cna cna 6 4 14 Pope Francis accepts invitation to visit Mexico

President Enrique Peña Nieto on Saturday announced that Pope Francis has accepted an invitation to visit Mexico. “Without doubt, this is cause for...

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Thumbnail jubilee audience in st peters square with pope francis on nov 12 2016 credit lucia ballester 5 cna Pope Francis to visit Chile, Peru in January 2018

Lima, Peru, Jun 19, 2017 / 10:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See Press Office announced Monday that Pope Francis will travel to Chile from...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the wednesday general audience in st peters square on june 17 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 3 Pope to visit Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan

Pope Francis will journey this summer to Armenia, and will visit Georgia and Azerbaijan later in the year, the Vatican announced Saturday.The visit...

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Thumbnail credit joseph ferrara our lady of fatima in la archdiocese via flickr cc by sa 20 cna Pope will make two-day visit to Fatima marking apparition anniversary

Vatican City, Dec 17, 2016 / 05:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Thought rumors have been floating around for some time, the Vatican confirmed Saturday that...

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Thumbnail pilgrims from colombia in st peters square during the general audience april 20 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 4 20 16 Simplicity and transparency are key to Pope Francis' Colombia trip

Simplicity and transparency have been key words in the preparations for Pope Francis' visit to Colombia, according to the secretary general of the...

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Thumbnail fr federico lombardi answers questions on the popes upcoming visit to the holy land on may 15 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna 2 cna 5 16 14 Vatican confirms papal trip to Turkey in November

A statement released by the Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Turkey in November, where he is expected to participate in...

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Thumbnail cardinal patrick drozario nov 19 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna cna Why Bangladesh's new cardinal thinks the papal visit will be great

Vatican City, Nov 19, 2016 / 07:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After becoming the first prelate from Bangladesh to ever get a red hat, newly-elevated...

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Thumbnail pope john paul ii visit los angeles 1987 ‘You of the press are important"

“You of the press are important,” St. Pope John Paul II said shaking my left hand after Shepherd One, the papal jet, landed at the Los Angeles...

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