Pope Francis Expresses Concern For The Unemployed

Vatican City, 23 April 2014 (VIS) – Following today's general audience, the Holy Father launched an appeal for the workers of the Lucchini steelworks in Piombino, which closed down a few days ago causing mass layoffs. Pope Francis urged them not to despair, remarking that “when human hopes are extinguished, the divine hope that never [...]

Pope condemns terrorist attacks in India, prays for victims

VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI condemned the wave of terrorist attacks in India as acts of "cruel and senseless violence", and led prayers for the nearly 200 people who died and the hundreds injured in the bloodshed. Speaking at his noon blessing on Nov 30, the pope asked for prayers for the victims of [...]