#Pope Francis

  • Article: Pope Francis Says Building Walls Won’t Fix the Global Migration Crisis
    Citizenship

    Pope Francis Says Building Walls Won’t Fix the Global Migration Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 1, 2019

    He said that governments need to resolve the crisis humanely, "not with razor wire." Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Calls Out Global Food Inequity in Powerful Speech
    Food & Hunger

    Pope Francis Calls Out Global Food Inequity in Powerful Speech

    By Jerica DeckCarmen Singer  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 14, 2019

    One in nine people around the world are undernourished. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Says Selling Water Is 'Incompatible' With Human Rights
    Water & Sanitation

    Pope Francis Says Selling Water Is 'Incompatible' With Human Rights

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 9, 2018

    His latest words fit into a broader framework of critiquing inequality. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Calls Trump's Migrant Family Separation Policy 'Immoral'
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    Pope Francis Calls Trump's Migrant Family Separation Policy 'Immoral'

    June 20, 2018

    Separating families is “contrary to Catholic values.” Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Urges People to 'Hear the Cries' of Modern Slaves
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    Pope Francis Urges People to 'Hear the Cries' of Modern Slaves

    June 8, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The pope said he was praying for the freedom of people trapped in slavery. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis' Conversation With Gay Sexual Abuse Survivor Could Be Groundbreaking
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    Pope Francis' Conversation With Gay Sexual Abuse Survivor Could Be Groundbreaking

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|May 21, 2018

    “Look Juan Carlos, the pope loves you this way. God made you like this and he loves you.” Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Just Gave Free Gelato to 3,000 of Rome’s Homeless
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    Pope Francis Just Gave Free Gelato to 3,000 of Rome’s Homeless

    By Daniele Selby|April 24, 2018

    The pope is known to have a sweet tooth. His favorite? Dulce de leche. Read more

  • Article: Amid Protests in US, Pope Francis Urges Young People to 'Shout'
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    Amid Protests in US, Pope Francis Urges Young People to 'Shout'

    By Joe McCarthy|March 26, 2018

    “Dear young people, you have it in you to shout.” Read more