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Pope Francis to bring a Message of Peace to the Holy Land

Pope Francis to bring a Message of Peace to the Holy Land

Pope Francis visits the Holy Land beginning this Saturday, May 24, on his second trip since becoming the head of the Roman Catholic Church last year. His first stop is in Jordan where he will visit the place – at the Jordan River – many Catholics believe Jesus was baptized and began his ministry.

Thousands Displaced, 37 Dead in Massive Balkan Floods

Thousands Displaced, 37 Dead in Massive Balkan Floods

oldiers, police and volunteers battled to protect power plants in Serbia from rising flood waters on Sunday as the death toll from the Balkan region’s worst rainfall in more than a century rose to at least 37.Twelve bodies were recovered from the worst-hit Serbian town of Obrenovac, 30 kilometers southwest of the capital, Belgrade.

Pope Calls on Business Elite to Use Wealth to Alleviate Global Poverty

Pope Calls on Business Elite to Use Wealth to Alleviate Global Poverty

The papal plea came as the human rights group Oxfam released a study showing the wealth of the world’s 85 richest individuals equals that of 3.5 billion people – a full one-half of the global population.

Pope Francis Urges Faithful to Pray for Philippines

Pope Francis Urges Faithful to Pray for Philippines

Pope Francis addressed a large gathering during Sunday’s mass in the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square and urged the faithful to pray for victims of the recent natural disasters in the Philippines.

Pope Francis takes his Message to Brazil

Pope Francis takes his Message to Brazil

The organizers of World Youth Day expect more than a million young pilgrims from 170 countries in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil is a land with approximately 123 million Catholics and more than 400 bishops: the country with the largest number of Catholics in the world.

Pope Francis Seemingly in Favor of Reforms

Pope Francis Seemingly in Favor of Reforms

Francis of Assisi began his saintly career following what he said was God’s command: “Rebuild my Church.” The new pope who took his name heard the same message from the cardinals who elected him.The 13th-century Francis toured the Italian countryside repairing dilapidated chapels before realizing his mission was to change the whole Roman Catholic Church.

Pope Francis’ Inauguration Mass the Official Start of his Papacy

Pope Francis’ Inauguration Mass the Official Start of his Papacy

Crowds are gathered in St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican for the formal installation of Pope Francis, who will preside over the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics.