Pope Francis encourages PM Viktor Orban’s Hungary to be more open to destitute refugees

Pope Francis said on Sunday that Hungary could save its Christian roots while opening up to the destitute, an evident reaction to nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s stand that Muslim migration could destroy its heritage. Francis was in Hungary for a curiously short stay that underlined contrasts with the anti-immigrant Orban, his political opponents. Shutting… Continue reading Pope Francis encourages PM Viktor Orban’s Hungary to be more open to destitute refugees

Anniversary of the election of Pope Francis: History and Importance of the day

Holiness Pope Francis marks the 8th anniversary of his election by the papal conclave as Bishop of Rome and leader of the Catholic Church on March 13th, 2021. The anniversary of the current Pope’s election is a public holiday in Vatican City. Most public holidays in Vatican City are religious feasts like Epiphany, Assumption Day,… Continue reading Anniversary of the election of Pope Francis: History and Importance of the day

Pope Francis will celebrate Mass for Feast of Corpus Christi in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday

Pope Francis will celebrate Mass for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi (otherwise called the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ) at the Altar of the Chair in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, 14 June. The ceremony will close with the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction. Few of the devoted, around fifty… Continue reading Pope Francis will celebrate Mass for Feast of Corpus Christi in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday

Palm Sunday 2020 Mass celebrated in a deserted church by Pope Francis

During a Palm Sunday mass held in a deserted church, Pope Francis advised youngsters not to be afraid to risk their lives for others during the coronavirus pandemic. Normally celebrated outside before a huge number of tourists, Pope Francis rather talked in the presence only of a small handful of priests and nuns and a… Continue reading Palm Sunday 2020 Mass celebrated in a deserted church by Pope Francis