Egypt steps up security ahead of Pope’s visit

The papal visit comes shortly after suicide attacks on two churches killed dozens of people Egypt has heightened security in the area around the Vatican residence in Cairo ahead of Pope Francis’ visit this weekend, which comes weeks after suicide attacks on two churches killed dozens of people. In Zamalek, a wealthy neighborhood on a… Continue reading Egypt steps up security ahead of Pope’s visit

Vatican releases itinerary for papal trip to Egypt

Francis will speak at the al-Azhar University during his visit to Egypt on April 28-29 Pope Francis will meet with the leader of one of the world’s leading Sunni Muslim institutions, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church and representatives of the Catholic Church on a two-day trip to Cairo. The Pope is scheduled to… Continue reading Vatican releases itinerary for papal trip to Egypt

49 prisoners killed in a mid-night Mexican prison brawl just a day before Pope’s arrival

49 prisoners have been killed and 12 injured in a pre-dawn Mexican prison brawl between rival drug gangs as prisoners fought themselves with blades, bats, sticks and stones then set fire to a storage area. Drug-trafficking has prospered in broad daylight with the country’s drug war stretched with few signs that Mexico’s drug cartels are… Continue reading 49 prisoners killed in a mid-night Mexican prison brawl just a day before Pope’s arrival

Mexico: Warning against fake tickets to attend Papal event

The February Papal visit to Mexico has set off lots of arrangements and preparations. The Mexican Catholic officials preparing for the Pope’s visit have stated on Tuesdays that anyone planning to attend the Mass or any of the events Pope Francis will need a ticket no exceptions. They also stated that all the tickets are said to… Continue reading Mexico: Warning against fake tickets to attend Papal event

Read: Pope Francis' Address to Muslims in the Central Mosque of Koudoukou in Bangui

Address of Pope Francis Meeting with the Muslim Community Bangui, Central Mosque 30 November 2015 Dear Muslim friends, leaders and followers of Islam, It is a great joy for me to be with you and I thank you for your warm welcome.  In a particular way I thank Imam Tidiani Moussa Naibi for his kind… Continue reading Read: Pope Francis' Address to Muslims in the Central Mosque of Koudoukou in Bangui

Pope Francis Visits Grand Mosque in a dangerous district of Bangui

Pope Francis the early hours of the morning (during the morning prayer hours of the muslims) visited the Grand Mosque of Koudoukou in Bangui popularly known as PK5, a very dangerous area for any Christian to be found in Central Africa. The visit is part of the message of peace and reconciliation that Pope Francis… Continue reading Pope Francis Visits Grand Mosque in a dangerous district of Bangui

Pope Francis "Messenger of Peace" welcomed in Central Africa

Pope Francis arrived Central Africa in the morning hours of 29th November, 2015 after visiting Kenya and Uganda in the past few days of his pastoral visit to Africa. This marks his first visit to a warzone and as well marks the first time a Holy Father sets foot into an active warzone. As Francis… Continue reading Pope Francis "Messenger of Peace" welcomed in Central Africa

Pope Francis in Kenya: Urges Kenyans to work pray for Peace in African Nations

Despite security concerns, Pope Francis arrived in Nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday to begin a 6-day pilgrimage that will also take him to Uganda and, then conclude his African journey with a visit to the Central African Republic.The persistent violence in the Central African Republic has raised questions about the security of the papal visit, and… Continue reading Pope Francis in Kenya: Urges Kenyans to work pray for Peace in African Nations

"I’m more afraid of the mosquitos" says Pope Francis amidst all security threats

Pope Francis arrived the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi earlier today for his first Papal visit to Africa. The Holy Father was welcomed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Nairobi governor Evans Kiderot, the people of Kenya and visitors from all around other countries. The welcome occasion was graced with colorful sing and African cultural dances.… Continue reading "I’m more afraid of the mosquitos" says Pope Francis amidst all security threats

Pope Francis takes off to Africa

The Holy Father and his entourage boarded the Alitalia plane from Rome’s Fiumicino Airport airport around 8am local time (7am GMT) to land in Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi at 5pm local time (2pm GMT) later today. This will mark the Pope’s first destination and visit to Africa. Upon the Papal arrival in… Continue reading Pope Francis takes off to Africa

Uganda Martyrs Shrine to hold two million people during Papal Visit

In respect to the Papal visit to Uganda, a shrine known as the Shrine of the Ugandan Martyrs is undergoing a huge renovation so that it could hold a capacity of two million people when Pope Francis celebrates a Saturday mass there around the Shrine. The shrine depicts the murder of 22 Christian martyrs who… Continue reading Uganda Martyrs Shrine to hold two million people during Papal Visit

How a Kiss from Pope Francis healed a baby’s inoperable brain tumor

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When a Kiss from Pope Francis healed a baby’s inoperable brain tumor in 2015 A Philadelphian baby named Gianna Masciantonio have been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor two weeks after her birth. This has been a very painful experience for Joey and Kristen Masciantonio her parents. On the day Pope Francis visited the Independence… Continue reading How a Kiss from Pope Francis healed a baby’s inoperable brain tumor

Will UN troops stand on full guard for Pope's visit to Central Africa, as attacks now extends to the troops?

The war between the Christians and Muslims in Central Africa have being so intense over time now, this have been a challenging factor which have caused the delay in their Presidential and Parliamentary elections since last month. The UN soldiers that have that arrived Central Africa for Peacekeeping mission have were reported to have been… Continue reading Will UN troops stand on full guard for Pope's visit to Central Africa, as attacks now extends to the troops?

Pope Francis to visit Mexico in February 2016

Since the last pontiff visit of Pope Benedict XVI, Mexico have not again had another Pontiff Visit from the Vatican. So anticipation for Pope’s visit have so grown high in Mexico over the past few years now. Cardinal Norberto Rivera on Sunday 1st November 2015 told the congregation that the Pope will be visiting Mexico February… Continue reading Pope Francis to visit Mexico in February 2016

Pope Francis to visit the Mosque in Central Africa for peace Mission against insurgency in Africa

Pope Francis will be visiting Africa November 2015. It is so far certain now that the Pope will be visiting Uganda and Kenya first. The Pope will as well visit Central Africa between  29th – 30th of November after visiting Kenya and Uganda. Central Africa, a nation ravaged by a civil-war that have lasted in… Continue reading Pope Francis to visit the Mosque in Central Africa for peace Mission against insurgency in Africa

Pope Francis’s visit to Central African Republic confirmed despite security concerns

Francis will visit Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic at the end of November Despite continued instability and outbreaks of violence in the Central African Republic, the Vatican announced Pope Francis will spend about 33 hours in the country during a November 25-30 visit to Africa. Releasing the schedule for the trip, the Vatican said… Continue reading Pope Francis’s visit to Central African Republic confirmed despite security concerns