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Pope holds dramatic solitary service for relief from coronavirus

The pontiff urges the world to see the coronavirus pandemic as a test of solidarity and a reminder of basic values.

pope francis - Al Jazeera English
1:05am PDT - March 28th, 2020

Pope holds dramatic solitary service for relief from coronavirus

Pope Francis said the coronavirus had put everyone "in the same boat" as he held a dramatic, solitary prayer service in St. Peter's Square on Friday, urging the world to see the crisis as a test of solidarity and a reminder of basic values.

pope francis - Reuters
11:54am PDT - March 27th, 2020

Pope Francis donates respirators as Vatican steps up virus plan

The Vatican is testing the dozens of priests who live in the pope's residence amid fears of a potential flare-up.

pope francis - Al Jazeera English
2:30am PDT - March 27th, 2020

Person who lives in papal residence tests positive for coronavirus: report

A person who lives in the same Vatican residence as Pope Francis has tested positive for coronavirus and is being treated in an Italian hospital, the Rome newspaper Il Messaggero reported on Wednesday.

pope francis - Reuters
1:55pm PDT - March 25th, 2020

Pope Francis leads Christians around the world in Our Father prayer amid coronavirus: We 'beg mercy'

Appearing alone, the Vatican Library, Pope Francis recited the Lord's Prayer and asked for prayers for all people affected by the virus.

pope francis - USA Today
7:28am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Pope, world's Christians join in prayer to end coronavirus

Pope Francis and Christians worldwide recited "The Lord's Prayer" on Wednesday to ask God to stop the coronavirus pandemic which has infected nearly half a million people, disrupted countless lives and shut down churches and other public venues.

pope francis - Reuters
4:49am PDT - March 25th, 2020

160-year-old Vatican newspaper succumbs to coronavirus

The Vatican daily L'Osservatore Romano, which Pope Francis has jokingly called "the party newspaper", suspended printing for only the third time in nearly 160 years on Wednesday due to the coronavirus.

pope francis - Reuters
2:36am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Vatican Employees Alarmed by Lack of Full Shutdown as Coronavirus Ravages Italy

The Vatican is under pressure to let more employees work from home as several offices remain open after Italy ordered a full shutdown.

pope francis - Time
8:20am PDT - March 24th, 2020

Coronavirus: Giuseppe Berardelli among 50 priests killed

Giuseppe Berardelli who gave his respirator to a patient is among 50 priests killed in Italy so far.

pope francis - BBC News
1:55am PDT - March 24th, 2020

Pope Francis' May 31 trip to Malta postponed due to coronavirus

Pope Francis's trip to Malta, which had been scheduled to take place on May 31, has been postponed indefinitely, the Vatican said on Monday.

pope francis - Reuters
2:23am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

Catholics worldwide pray with pope for end to coronavirus pandemic

Catholics around the world joined Pope Francis in praying the rosary on Thursday night to ask God to end the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more people in Italy than anywhere else.

pope francis - Reuters
2:07pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

Italy’s Catholic Priests Are Finding New Ways to Lead Worship During the Lockdown

Priests across this overwhelmingly Catholic country are being forced to look for alternative ways to minister to their flocks

pope francis - Time
9:28am PDT - March 17th, 2020

Coronavirus: Empty streets throughout the world

A gallery of empty streets in towns and cities around the world due to the coronavirus outbreak.

pope francis - BBC News
9:50am PDT - March 16th, 2020

The new wave of pope entertainment changed how I see the Church

For a generation of non-practicing Catholics, shows like The Young Pope and The New Pope are complicated. Between HBO’s stylized pope fantasy shows and quieter movies like Wim Wenders’ documentary Pope Francis and Fernando Meirelles The Two Popes, pope entert…

pope francis - Polygon
9:00am PDT - March 16th, 2020

Church sexual abuse: French priest jailed for five years

Bernard Preynat was found guilty of abusing dozens of children in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.

pope francis - BBC News
6:10am PDT - March 16th, 2020

Pope Francis gives his blessing to an eerily empty St. Peter's Square

St. Peter's Square at the Vatican is normally swarming with visitors hoping to see Pope Francis deliver his Sunday remarks. But for the second Sunday this month, the square stood eerily empty as Italy remains on lockdown due to the novel coronavirus.

pope francis - CNN
1:14pm PDT - March 15th, 2020

Papal Easter events to be held without faithful attending, Vatican says

All of Pope Francis' Easter services next month will be held without the faithful attending due to the coronavirus outbreak, Vatican said on Sunday, in a step believed to be unprecedented in modern times.

pope francis - Reuters
1:07am PDT - March 15th, 2020

POPE: Devil Assails Christians with Vanity and Rage...

The devil always goes to extremes, Pope Francis said, either through the soft-sell of worldly glory or the violence of enraged persecution.

pope francis - Breitbart News
6:49pm PDT - March 11th, 2020

Pope holds his first ever virtual general audience with Italy on lockdown

Pope Francis, holed up in the Vatican by Italy's coronavirus epidemic, held his first virtual general audience on Wednesday, thanking medical staff but urging the world not to forget the plight of Syrian refugees.

pope francis - Reuters
4:35am PDT - March 11th, 2020

Australia court hears final plea on Cardinal Pell sex abuse case

Former Vatican treasurer under Pope Francis is the highest-ranking Catholic official ever convicted of child sex crimes.

pope francis - Al Jazeera English
7:27pm PDT - March 10th, 2020

Pope modifies engagements to avoid crowds gathering amid coronavirus outbreak

Pope Francis has canceled his main public appearances to avoid crowds gathering to see him and will stream them on the internet from inside the Vatican because of the coronavirus outbreak in Italy.

pope francis - Reuters
5:08am PST - March 7th, 2020

Pope accepts resignation of cardinal Barbarin amid sex abuse case

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of French cardinal Philippe Barbarin who had been caught up in a sex abuse case, the archbishop of Reims said in a statement.

pope francis - Reuters
3:37am PST - March 6th, 2020

Pope Francis picks Savannah bishop to lead Atlanta archdiocese

Pope Francis on Thursday named Gregory Hartmayer, the Roman Catholic bishop of Savannah, to lead the Atlanta archdiocese and its 100 parishes and 1.2 million Catholics.

pope francis - Reuters
8:31am PST - March 5th, 2020

Italy's Corinaldo tragedy: Pepper spray stampede suspects to face judge

Six men face charges of manslaughter over the deaths of five teenagers and a woman in central Italy.

pope francis - BBC News
8:31pm PST - March 4th, 2020

4 Mexican Bishops Referred to Superiors in Sex Abuse Cases

While the Mexican Episcopal Conference says 217 priests are being investigated, there are cases in which complaints were sent directly to Rome

pope francis - Time
6:19pm PST - March 3rd, 2020

RT @JoanofAmerica: @Leo45__ @GoboMontaco Why does the pope wear a Nazi cross? and... Hammer-sickle crucifix raises eyebrows during Pope F…

WARRIQR WATCHMAN ن (@_theWhoSoEvers_)
10:56pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @FwJesus: We must not believe the Evil One when he tells us that there is nothing we can do in the face of violence, injustice and sin.…

(@_M0tivation_)
10:52pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @RichRaho: Some basic truths with which some Catholics need to reconcile: 1) Francis is the Pope, rightfully elected as Peter’s Successo…

Brian Hutching (@BrianHutching)
10:39pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @JoanofAmerica: @Leo45__ @GoboMontaco Why does the pope wear a Nazi cross? and... Hammer-sickle crucifix raises eyebrows during Pope F…

RESIST CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING {⭐️⭐️⭐️} (@LadyLibertyInEx)
10:26pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @DrutangAtHome: @GStephanopoulos @katiecouric This may be a good time to mention that following Pope Benedict's early resignation (he wa…

Kathy⭐⭐⭐♥️ (@kathycrhs)
10:21pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @cnalive: "May Mary Most Holy help us to let our hearts be purified by the fire brought by Jesus and to spread it with our lives through…

Gop48 (@SVYv6oJ9ERZbB5S)
10:21pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @KarJon4Sandugo: If we can develop a truly humble attitude, we can change the world. Pope Francis KARINA ForBench @MsKarinaB

KAR (@hanggangdulo)
10:20pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @VaticanNews: #PopeFrancis prays the Angelus in St. Peter's Square, saying the fire of God's love burns when we help those in need. http…

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10:16pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @cnalive: "May Mary Most Holy help us to let our hearts be purified by the fire brought by Jesus and to spread it with our lives through…

Peg Demetris TOC (@CatholicForLife)
10:08pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @GlenWoodfin: @Pontifex Yo Pope Francis, Catholics are beautiful people. The higher we look to the Vatican, the closer we get to Lucifer…

Candy Cain (@CandyCain79)
10:06pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @ArchKennedy: Has this “Islamo-Christian dialogue” led to one Christian being saved from Muslim persecution? No. Has it saved one chur…

renee mize (@reneemize3)
10:03pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @RichRaho: Some basic truths with which some Catholics need to reconcile: 1) Francis is the Pope, rightfully elected as Peter’s Successo…

Micha Kinnen (@gaudium_spes)
10:02pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @ArchKennedy: Has this “Islamo-Christian dialogue” led to one Christian being saved from Muslim persecution? No. Has it saved one chur…

robjh1: The Conservative Black Cowboy (@robjh1)
10:00pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @WhiteEagle1927: The Pope @Pontifex has installed a pro-Islam Archbishop to lead a major French City. That version of Islam is Wahhabi..…

Philippe (@JDLFontaineXXI)
9:59pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

On #PopeFrancis and the challenge of the next fall https://t.co/nXjof49nSf

Andrea Gagliarducci (@andygag)
9:59pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @NoDemocracyInUK: Pope Francis said citizens of European nations should put the good of Europe before that of their own countries I do…

Paul Otto Schenker (@POSchenker)
9:57pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @TheWILDVOICE: @RichRaho Basic truth: Francis is at odds with the Truth and is deceiving the Church. LIST of FRANCIS QUOTES https://t…

TheWILDVOICE (@TheWILDVOICE)
9:51pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @FwJesus: We must not believe the Evil One when he tells us that there is nothing we can do in the face of violence, injustice and sin.…

Mr Maybach (@nuelnazzy)
9:46pm PDT - August 18th, 2019

RT @FwJesus: Accept the risen Jesus into your life. Even if u have been far away, take a small step towards him: he awaits you w/ open arms…

bethel24 (@bethelCHECK)
1:35am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @FwJesus: Accept the risen Jesus into your life. Even if u have been far away, take a small step towards him: he awaits you w/ open arms…

Josiah Blandin (@JBlandin15)
1:32am PDT - August 17th, 2019

I just tried to get WiFi at the Vatican and Pope Francis deadass made me walk up to his room and look at the bottom of the router because “he hasn’t gotten around to changing it”

Socrates Memes (@socratesmemes)
1:26am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @tweetingsourav: Pedo Pope Francis has no shame. https://t.co/RKJ7Lk3nJB

Splendidlydull (@SplendidlyDull)
1:19am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @DawnofMercy: This fascinating article traces how Francis's faithful development of Benedict XVI's economic teachings earned him the opp…

Gérard Kieffer (@gerard_kieffer)
1:18am PDT - August 17th, 2019

Pope Francis says recent political speeches sound like 'Hitler in 1934' https://t.co/ItCC4VA4u5

wanda jackson (@bedwetter3358)
1:18am PDT - August 17th, 2019

Pedo Pope Francis has no shame. https://t.co/RKJ7Lk3nJB

Wax Her Balls Bigot! (@tweetingsourav)
1:17am PDT - August 17th, 2019

VATICAN | “Some people close to the Pope say that this group is very well-organised and that it has decided to launch a missile every month, with the aim of discrediting” the Pope. Welcome to the Vatican: https://t.co/VyuBsDqPxS

Novena News (@novenanews)
1:13am PDT - August 17th, 2019

Good afternoon, Pope Francis

Carol Abrantes (@LolekAbrantes)
1:11am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @cnalive: “Let us be attracted by true beauty, let us not be sucked into the smallness of life, but choose the greatness of heaven,” #Po

Aldo Di Zanni (@SignorAldo)
1:09am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @Right_Opressor: Pope Francis appoints pro-Islam archbishop to lead major French city https://t.co/Ee15GkoLAu

Eng Luiz Gustavo (@EngLuizGustavo1)
1:05am PDT - August 17th, 2019

POPE ACCUSED of HERESY (Francis Trolls His Own Church) https://t.co/JTTjuS4kzD

Kathaaria (@Evilnihil)
1:04am PDT - August 17th, 2019

Pope Francis appoints pro-Islam archbishop to lead major French city https://t.co/Ee15GkoLAu

. (@Right_Opressor)
1:03am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @LatuffCartoons: Pope Francis @Pontifex prays at Bethlehem/Warsaw Ghetto wall - #Cartoon @al_tagreer http://t.co/M5fnQofevU

Mahmut ÜNAL (@CreativAttack)
12:59am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @trustinthelordd: Faith is professed with the lips and with the heart, through words & through love. -Pope Francis

SUZIEWIGGZ (@SUZIEWIGGZ91)
12:59am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @AmyMek: ITALY! Police arrested Iraqi migrant yelling "Allah Akbar" threatening to blow himself up in the Vatican Meanwhile, If you’r…

Blunt_Force_Truth (@Tim_Camp39)
12:58am PDT - August 17th, 2019

The Devil is Real and He's Trying to Destroy Your Life, Pope Francis Warns | ChurchPOP https://t.co/QdHm0aiyUU

Chantell Dawn Snyder (@ChantellDawnSny)
12:56am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @FwJesus: Accept the risen Jesus into your life. Even if u have been far away, take a small step towards him: he awaits you w/ open arms…

Morgan Otting (@morgan_otting)
12:55am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @cnalive: “Let us be attracted by true beauty, let us not be sucked into the smallness of life, but choose the greatness of heaven,” #Po

Pádraig Ó Cochláin (@PadraigSagart)
12:55am PDT - August 17th, 2019

RT @VaticanNews: #PopeFrancis sends a message to the faithful of #Paris, inviting them to be “builders of a new humanity rooted in Jesus Ch…

Pablo Blanco Sarto (@PabloBlancoSart)
12:53am PDT - August 17th, 2019
And which rules Communist China under the lying  Roman Catholic Church of Pope Francis who also refuses to tell the truth about Jesus' marriage to Mary Magdalene and his 3 children, his studies with Druids in Britain and his missionary work after the crucifixion in India & Tibet https://t.co/x2xxiXqP4B

And which rules Communist China under the lying Roman Catholic Church of Pope Francis who also refuses to tell the truth about Jesus' marriage to Mary Magdalene and his 3 children, his studies with Druids in Britain and his missionary work after the crucifixion in India & Tibet https://t.co/x2xxiXqP4B

Vara Sue Tamminga (@vara_sue)
8:28am PDT - August 15th, 2019

RT @popesprayerusa: Pope Francis wrote: “In this call to recognize [Jesus] in the poor and the suffering, we see revealed the very heart of…

Roswitha Steffens (@RoswithaSteffe2)
8:25am PDT - August 15th, 2019