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In the Sala Regia, Pope Francis addresses heads of state and heads of government of EU nations

In the Sala Regia, Pope Francis addresses heads of state and heads of government of EU nations.

Pope: Man at centre of European project

24/03/2017 19:03

In his address to European leaders, Pope Francis spoke about embracing the past, but also looking to the future with hope.

 

Antonio Tajani, president of the European Union Parliament

Antonio Tajani, president of the European Union Parliament. Tajani spoke with Vatican Radio about the upcoming audience of European leaders with Pope Francis.

Pope to receive EU Heads of State and Government at Vatican

24/03/2017 12:26

Pope Francis is set to receive 27 European Union heads of State and Government at a private audience in the Vatican’s Sala Regia on Friday evening.

Pope Francis greets Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, during the Charlemagne Prize award ceremony on 6 May 2016

Pope Francis greets Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, during the Charlemagne Prize award ceremony on 6 May 2016

Pope Francis to meet EU leaders in Vatican

23/03/2017 15:30

Pope Francis is set to receive 27 European Union heads of State and government at a private audience in the Vatican’s Sala Regia on Friday evening.

 

A woman and her baby at the Kara Tepe camp for refugees and migrants in Lesbos island, Greece

A woman and her baby at the Kara Tepe camp for refugees and migrants in Lesbos island, Greece

Caritas Europa: migrants paying high price of Turkey-EU deal 1 year on

17/03/2017 13:42

This week sees the first anniversary of an agreement between the European Union and Turkey which aimed to stem the flow  of migrants and refugees seeking protection in Europe. Caritas Europa describes it as a bitter anniversary.

Migrants at the Moria migrant camp on the island of Lesbos

Migrants at the Moria migrant camp on the island of Lesbos

Turkey's President threatens to end EU migration agreement

17/03/2017 10:42

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to tear up a controversial migrant deal with the European Union that was aimed at halting the influx into Europe of people fleeing war and poverty.

Pope Francis delivers his speech accepting the International Charlemagne Prize during a ceremony at the Vatican on May 6, 2016

Pope Francis delivers his speech accepting the International Charlemagne Prize during a ceremony at the Vatican on May 6, 2016

Pope to receive European Union heads of State

03/03/2017 14:00

The Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, said Friday that Pope Francis will hold an audience with the heads of State and government of the European Union on March 24, 2017

 

Pope Francis blesses the “Benedictine Torch of Peace.”

Pope Francis blesses the “Benedictine Torch of Peace.”

Pope Francis blesses the “Benedictine Torch of Peace”

22/02/2017 13:41

Pope Francis on Wednesday blessed the “Benedictine Torch of Peace,”  which since 1964 – the year St. Benedict was named a patron of Europe – has been sponsored by the city of Norcia to promote unity and peace in Europe.