"It is time for weapons to be still for ever and actively seek negotiated solution," Francis says in Vatican address.
Armenia26 Jun 2016 04:56 GMT
Leader of the Catholic Church calls for Armenia and Turkey to lay aside their differences and strive to be peacemakers.
Turkey24 Jun 2016 17:02 GMT
During his visit to Yerevan, leader of the Catholic Church describes 1915 killing as great catastrophe of last century.
Vatican29 May 2016 07:55 GMT
Pope Francis underscores plight of young refugees at meeting with hundreds of children at the Vatican.
Politics23 May 2016 17:04 GMT
Unexpected meeting between Francis and Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb followed easing of tensions during reign of Benedict.
Politics06 May 2016 15:15 GMT
Pontiff urges European leaders to 'tear down' walls put up to keep refugees fleeing wars out of the continent.
Humanitarian crises16 Apr 2016 20:41 GMT
Francis implores EU leaders to come to the aid of refugees in symbolic visit to Greek island at the centre of crisis.
Human Rights16 Apr 2016 12:33 GMT
Visit expected to turn spotlight on Europe's controversial deal with Turkey to end the unprecedented refugee crisis.
Politics08 Apr 2016 20:34 GMT
Papal document says individual conscience should be guiding principle in dealing with sex, marriage and family life.
Pope Francis25 Mar 2016 05:10 GMT
The traditional Easter Week foot-washing ceremony by the pontiff is meant as a Catholic gesture of service.
Religion15 Mar 2016 17:04 GMT
Decision was expected since Pope Francis approved in December a second miracle attributed to the Calcutta-based nun.
Politics18 Feb 2016 20:34 GMT
Republican front runner says "disgraceful" of religious leader to make such a suggestion on anti-immigration stance.
Pope Francis17 Feb 2016 14:16 GMT
Pope Francis travelling to Ciudad Juarez as it tries to recover from drug violence which left 10,000 people dead.
Pope Francis15 Feb 2016 21:27 GMT
Jubilant Mexicans extend a warm welcome to pontiff in his historic trip to Mexico.
Pope Francis14 Feb 2016 21:24 GMT
Thousands line Mexico City's streets to cheer leader of Catholic Church as he starts historic week-long visit.
Human Rights14 Feb 2016 12:15 GMT
The family of a missing woman hopes the Pontiff addresses the alarming number of murdered women in the city.
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