Pope Francis appears in public despite cardinal testing positive for coronavirus

Pope Francis appears in public despite cardinal testing positive for coronavirus

Pope Francis was filmed appearing in good spirits as he greeted worshippers today, despite alarm bells going off when a close cardinal tested positive for coronavirus. Luis Antonio Tagle, a 63-year-old cardinal from the Philippines, met in private with the Pope on August 29 and…

Pope labels gossiping a 'worse plague' than coronavirus in off-the-cuff rant

Pope labels gossiping a 'worse plague' than coronavirus in off-the-cuff rant

Pope Francis I branded gossiping “a worse plague” than coronavirus that could be used to divide the Roman Catholic Church, in an off-script complaint during his weekly blessing. “Please, brothers and sisters, let’s make an effort not to gossip. Gossiping is a worse plague than…

Pope issues warning over damage caused by demand for economic growth

Pope issues warning over damage caused by demand for economic growth

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown how the Earth can recover “if we allow it to rest”, Pope Francis said in a stark warning on the potential damage to the planet. In his latest appeal on the environment, Francis urged people to adopt simpler lifestyles to…

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