Pope Francis travels to Cairo on Friday for his 18th visit abroad. The two-day journey to Egypt will include a meeting with the Coptic Orthodox leader, Pope Tawadros II, and will show solidarity with the Christian minority just weeks after the Palm Sunday Coptic church attacks.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the ordination of new priests on 17 April 2016 in St. Peter's Basilica
At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis continued his series of catecheses on Christian Hope. The Holy Father spoke on the theme of “the promise that gives hope,” reflecting on Christ’s words in the Gospel, “I am with you all days, to the end of the age” (Mt 28:20).
Pope Francis speaks during the TED Conference during a video presentation at the annual scientific, cultural and academic event in Vancouver, Canada
Pope Francis has broken new ground in the way he communicates his message, when the first-ever papal TED Talk went on line. TED is a non-profit organization dedicated to spreading ideas in the form of short talks.