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Pope Francis meets with poor people from Lyon

Pope Francis meets with poor people from Lyon taking part in a pilgrimage to mark the centenary of the birth of Fr Joseph Wresinski

Pope affirms 'Fourth World' movement's work to end poverty

06/07/2016 12:50

Pope Francis met on Wednesday with French pilgrims, including very poor and homeless people marking the upcoming 100th anniversary of the birth of Fr Joseph Wresinski, founder of the ATD Fourth World international movement for the eradication of poverty

The electric scooter donated by Pope Francis to help an elderly couple gain mobility and independence

The electric scooter donated by Pope Francis to help an elderly couple gain mobility and independence

Pope Francis donates electric scooter for disabled seniors

04/06/2016 13:26

Saturday morning Pope Francis, via the Papal Almoner Mgr Konrad Krajewski, sent a special gift to an elderly disabled couple: an electric scooter.

 

Pope Francis in the Sala Clementina

Pope Francis in the Sala Clementina

Pope: The fight against poverty above all a moral one

13/05/2016 12:21

Speaking to the Centesimus annus – pro Pontifice Foundation on the occasion of its international conference, the Pope stressed, that “the fight against poverty was not merely a technical economic problem, but above all a moral one.

On Mexico's border with the U.S., Pope Francis paused to pray and lay a wreath for those who have died searching for a better life

On Mexico's border with the U.S., Pope Francis paused to pray and lay a wreath for those who have died searching for a better life

Pope prays at Mexico-U.S. border crossing

18/02/2016 14:06

Pope Francis stopped to pray at Mexico’s border with the United States to recall the dramatic plight of migrants who’ve died or been arrested trying to cross illegally into their northern neighbor

 

A cross remembers murder victims in Ecatepec, a crime-ridden Mexico City suburb where Pope Francis is to celebrate Mass Sunday 14 February 2016

A cross remembers murder victims in Ecatepec, a crime-ridden Mexico City suburb where Pope Francis is to celebrate Mass Sunday 14 February 2016

Pope in Mexico: Mass in Ecatepec shanty town

14/02/2016 09:43

Pope Francis heads to the rough, crime-ridden neighborhood of Ecatepec - part of Mexico City’s suburbs - to celebrate Mass with people “on the periphery” on Sunday

IEC in Cebu, Philippines:  Vatican Radio's Sean Lovett interviews Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Holy See's Permanent Observer to the UN in New York

IEC in Cebu, Philippines: Vatican Radio's Sean P. Lovett interviews Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Holy See's Permanent Observer to the UN in New York

Vatican Diplomat at IEC: Love of Eucharist in social justice

29/01/2016 11:39

The Vatican’s top diplomat at the UN in New York, Archbishop Bernardito Auza says the Eucharist is the source of the Church's social justice and dialogue with other faiths. The Archbishop was speaking at the 51st International Eucharistic Congress taking place in Cebu, Philippines.

Pope Francis speaking to UN officials in Nairobi, Kenya

Pope Francis speaking to UN officials in Nairobi, Kenya

Pope Francis: speech to UN officials in Nairobi

26/11/2015 16:30

Pope Francis on Thursday afternoon spoke about the importance of safeguarding the environment and ensuring a just distribution of the earth’s wealth as he address directors and staff of the United Nations Offices in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi