Pope Francis Interviews

Thumbnail mandic for cna 1 Crippling disease brought this priest to the confessional – and then sainthood

Rome is abuzz this week with the arrival of Padre Pio’s body for the Jubilee of Mercy. But many are likely scratching their heads at the arrival of...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during his wednesday general audience on june 18 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna 9 22 15 Do aliens exist? Pope Francis tackles this (and other things) in new interview

Pope Francis discussed in a new interview topics ranging from his reasons for canonizing the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, to his thoughts on...

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Thumbnail pope francis 4 at the wednesday general audience in st peters square on june 24 2015 credit daniel iba n ez cna 6 24 15 1 For Pope Francis, religious fundamentalism diverts us from the true God

Religious fundamentalism keeps God at a distance, and keeps believers from building bridges with others, Pope Francis reflected on Sunday during a...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to journalists on the papal plane on his way to strasbourg france nov 25 2014 credit alan holdren cna cna 11 25 14 Full text of May 13 in-flight interview with Pope Francis

Vatican City, May 13, 2017 / 02:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The following is an unofficial transcript of the in-flight press conference on the papal...

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Thumbnail pope francis 1 on flight to mexico with journalists feb 12 2016 credit alan holdren cna 2 12 16 Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight interview from Mexico to Rome

In his hour-long inflight news conference on his way from Juarez to Rome, Pope Francis touched on a wide range of hot-button topics, including...

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In the course of his 64 minute in-flight press conference while en route to Rome, Pope Francis answered questions ranging from politics, his...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to journalists aboard the papal flight from rome to bogota colombia on sept 6 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight press conference from Colombia

In his conversation with journalists on the return flight from Cartagena to Rome on Monday, Pope Francis touched on a variety of topics, notably...

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Thumbnail pope francis credit stephen driscoll cna donald trump credit tinseltown via wwwshutterstockcom cna If Trump only builds walls he's not Christian, Pope Francis says

During his inflight news conference en route from Juarez to Rome, Pope Francis responded to recent criticism from Republican U.S. presidential...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims during his march 11 2015 general audience in st peters square credit bohumil petrik cna In new interview, Pope says to never give up hope for conversion

Vatican City, Apr 13, 2017 / 06:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has given an interview ahead of his Holy Thursday visit to a prison, warning,...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to journalists aboard his flight from philadelphia to rome sept 27 2015 credict alan holdren cna Pope Francis: I am suspicious of ongoing Medjugorje apparitions

Vatican City, May 13, 2017 / 01:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Asked by journalists about the alleged appearance of the Virgin Mary at Medjugorje, Pope...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets locals at the cross of reconciliation in the parque de los fundadores in villavicencio colombia on september 8 2017 credit losservatore romano 1 cna Pope Francis: Parents cherishing their kids is a sign of hope for the future

On his return flight from Colombia, Pope Francis said that seeing parents’ devotion for their children gives him hope for the country’s...

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Thumbnail pope francis 1 on flight to mexico with journalists feb 12 2016 credit alan holdren cna 2 12 16 1 Pope Francis says media misses the real family crisis in coverage of communion and divorce

Pope Francis has said that the family is in crisis, and that is a much bigger issue than communion for the divorced and remarried. He suggested the...

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Thumbnail the flag of venezuela credit alex lanz via flickr cc by nc sa 20 with filter cna Pope Francis: United Nations must help in Venezuela crisis

Aboard his overnight flight from Colombia to Rome Sunday, Pope Francis touched on the dire political and human rights crisis that continues to...

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Thumbnail pope francis in flight press conference 3 jan 18 2015 vatican catholic news credit alan holdren cna cna Pope hopes Trump will 'rethink' DACA decision on pro-life grounds

During a press conference Sunday aboard the papal plane from Colombia to Rome, Pope Francis said that though he is not familiar with how the...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to the crowd gathered in st peters square on june 15 2015 before the angelus credit  losservatore romano cna 6 15 15 Pope rejects conflict with 'ultraconservative' Catholics in new interview

Vatican City, Jul 4, 2016 / 10:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his most recently-published interview, Pope Francis expressed his dislike of conflict...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square before the wed general audience on april 16 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna 1 We're wounded – that’s why we need mercy, Pope Francis says

In his new book on mercy Pope Francis offers extensive reflections on the topic that has shaped much of his pontificate, getting personal about his...

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