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Pope Francis after Mass in Piazza Martiri Square in Carpi

Pope Francis after Mass in Piazza Martiri Square in Carpi

Pope appeals for Colombia, DRC, Venezuela and Paraguay

02/04/2017 13:19

Pope Francis has expressed deep pain for the tragedy that has struck the city of Mocoa in Colombia where a gigantic landslide has killed overt 250 people and left scores missing. The Pope's words came after the Angelus prayer during his visit to the Italian town of Carpi.

A man cries next to the destroyed houses where 23 members of his family were killed during fighting in the western side of Mosul

A man cries next to the destroyed houses where 23 members of his family were killed during fighting in the western side of Mosul

Pope appeals for protection for Iraqi civilians trapped in war

29/03/2017 11:56

Pope Francis appealed for a concerted effort to protect Iraqi civilians who are victims of an ongoing bloody war and he prayed in particular for those who are trapped in the embattled city of Mosul. His words came at the end of his catechesis during the General Audience in St. Peter’s Square.

Relatives of inmates at a Brazilian prison await news of their loved ones.

Relatives of inmates at a Brazilian prison await news of their loved ones, following a bloody riot on Monday. On Wednesday, Pope Francis expressed his sorrow and concern, and asking for prayers for all involved.

Pope renews appeal for prison reform following Brazil riots

04/01/2017 11:45

Pope Francis on Wednesday expressed his “sorrow and concern” upon hearing news of the prison riots that took place Monday in Brazil. More than 50 people were killed in the riots.

People walk near burning debris during protests in Kinshasa, DRC.

People walk near burning debris during protests in Kinshasa, DRC.

Pope urges DRC leaders to heed the suffering of their people

21/12/2016 10:45

Pope Francis has appealed to all people of the Democratic Republic of Congo to be artisans of reconciliation and peace. The Pope’s heartfelt appeal came at the end of his weekly General Audience in the Paul VI Hall.

Children in the city of Aleppo, where there is fierce fighting between Syrian government forces and rebels.

Children in the city of Aleppo, where there is fierce fighting between Syrian government forces and rebels.

Pope Francis: Do not forget people of Aleppo

11/12/2016 12:30

During his Angelus, Pope Francis on Sunday appealed that the world not ignore the plight of the people in the Syrian city of Aleppo.