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Pope Francis during the Angelus in St Peter's Sqaure on the feast of All Saints

Pope Francis during the Angelus in St Peter's Sqaure on the feast of All Saints

Pope Francis prays for terror attack victims

01/11/2017 12:21

Pope Francis, during his Angelus address on the feast of All Saints on Wednesday, expressed his deep sorrow following recent terrorist attacks in Somalia, Afghanistan and on Tuesday in New York.

 

Somali women wait for news of their missing relatives outside a hospital ward in Mogadishu

Somali women wait for news of their missing relatives outside a hospital ward in Mogadishu

Pope Francis deplores Mogadishu terror attack

18/10/2017 10:51

Pope Francis has condemned the terrorist attack that killed over 300 people, including children, in the Somali capital Mogadishu. He was speaking during the weekly General Audience in St. Peter’s Square.

Blast death toll continues to rise

A body is removed from the rubble, as the death toll continues to rise.

Somalia blast death toll increases

16/10/2017 11:29

The death toll after the explosion in Somalia on Saturday 14th October has now risen to over 270 people.

 

A view of One World Trade Center from the North Pool, which marks the former site of the North Tower of the World Trade Center, at Ground Zero.

A view of One World Trade Center from the North Pool, which marks the former site of the North Tower of the World Trade Center, at Ground Zero.

FDNY Commissioner: We still remember the people who died heroically on 9/11

11/09/2017 11:08

Americans are Monday marking the 16th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected to gather at the World Trade Center to remember the worst terror attack on American soil.

Pope Francis during his Angelus address

Pope Francis during his Angelus address

Pope condemns “inhuman violence” of recent terror attacks

20/08/2017 12:29

At his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis expressed his sorrow for the terroristic attacks in Burkina Faso, Spain and Finland and urged prayers to free the world from this “inhuman violence.”

 

A woman displays a candle next to first flowers and a message to the victims

A woman displays a candle next to first flowers and a message to the victims

Spain rocked by attacks

18/08/2017 09:58

Spanish police say they have killed five people in the town of Cambrils to stop a second attempted van attack after an earlier one in Barcelona killed thirteen people and injured dozens.

Police evacuate people after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona, Spain

Police evacuate people after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona, Spain

Pope Francis prays for Barcelona victims

18/08/2017 07:39

The Director of the Holy See Press Office Greg Burke has said that Pope Francis was greatly disturbed by what had happened in Barcelona.

 

Pope Francis addresses the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Regina Caeli

Pope Francis addresses the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Regina Caeli

Pope says murdered Copts are martyrs and prays for conversion of terrorists

28/05/2017 14:02

On the second day running, Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with Egypt's Coptic Christians following an attack on a bus carrying Coptic pilgrims to a monastery. His words came as he addressed thousands of pilgrims in the Regina Caeli prayer in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.