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Pope Francis addresses the Council of Europe

Pope Francis addresses the Council of Europe in Strasbourg (France) on november 25th.

Pope Francis' wake up call for Europe

25/11/2014 20:48

Pope Francis' whirlwind  visit to the European Parliament and the Council of Europe is a call for immediate and urgent action in a time of lack of direction and dissolution of the continent's fundamental values.

 

Pope Francis in Strasbourg

Pope Francis in Strasbourg

With Pope Francis in Strasbourg

25/11/2014 17:10

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis returned from a whistle-stop visit to Strasbourg on Tuesday 25th of November where he addressed both the European Parliament and the Council of Europe. Linda Bordoni who was travelling  with the Pope for the occasion reports on this brief trip.

 

Pope Francis told the Council of Europe that Europe, like a poplar tree, needs care and nourishment to grow

Pope Francis told the Council of Europe that Europe, like a poplar tree, needs care and nourishment to grow

Pope Francis: Europe is like a poplar tree that needs nourishment

25/11/2014 16:07

 In a wide-ranging speech to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, Pope Francis said Europe is like a poplar tree that needs care and nourishment for healthy growth

Pope Francis at the European Parliament, Strasbourg

Pope Francis at the European Parliament, Strasbourg

Pope urges a “lonely” “self-absorbed” Europe to recover its soul

25/11/2014 11:51

Pope Francis calls on a “haggard” and “lonely” Europe to recover its role as a world protagonist, its identity as a defender of the transcendent dignity of man, the poor, the migrant, the persecuted, the old and the young, to recover its soul: Christianity.

 

A statue of the Virgin Mary is displayed by faithful in front of the European Parliament

A statue of the Virgin Mary is displayed by faithful in front of the European Parliament

Pope Francis: Address to European Parliament

25/11/2014 09:48

The full text of the address delivered by Pope Francis to members of the European Parliament, Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday November 25, 2014.

 

European Parliament

European Parliament

EP President Schultz: "Europe looks to Pope for orientation"

24/11/2014 17:42

As Pope Francis prepares to visit the European Parliament, President Martin Schulz identifies the huge and growing social gap between EU citizens themselves and between Europe and its neighbors as a top challenge to be dealt with.

Saint John Paul II in Strasbourg on October 8, 1988

Saint John Paul II in Strasbourg on October 8, 1988

When Saint John Paul II called for European integration

24/11/2014 17:26

(Vatican Radio) When Pope Francis went  on a morning visit to the French City of Strasbourg on Tuesday 25th November 2014,  to address both the European Parliament and the Council of Europe, he did so in the footsteps of Saint John Paul II.