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Pope Francis to visit UAE in historic trip to the Gulf

Pope Francis will make a historic visit to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in February to attend an interfaith meeting, the Vatican announced on Thursday.The trip, the latest by the po.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesDec 7th, 2018

Pope Francis to visit UAE in historic trip to the Gulf

Pope Francis will make a historic visit to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in February to attend an interfaith meeting, the Vatican announced on Thursday.The trip, the latest by the po.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Pope embarks on historic UAE visit

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is seeking to turn a page in Christian-Muslim relations while also ministering to a unique, thriving island of Catholicism as he embarks on the first-ever papal trip to the Arabian peninsula, the birthplace of Islam. While Francis is building on two of his priorities with his Sunday-Tuesday visit to the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2019

Pope Francis in historic Arabian Peninsula visit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Pope Francis is set for a historic trip to the UAE, the first ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, as he seeks to boost the Vatican's outreach to Islam. The Argentine pontiff's trip to the United Arab Emirates "couldn't have come at a better time", ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

Pope celebrates historic UAE Mass

ABU DHABI — Pope Francis ministered on Tuesday to the thriving Catholic community in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as he concluded his historic visit to the Arabian peninsula with the first-ever papal Mass here and a call for his flock to remain meek in following God. A day after making a broad appeal for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Security is main concern in BOL plebiscite – Comelec | Evening wRap

  Today on Rappler: Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez says security is the 'main concern' in part two of the Bangsamoro plebiscite on Wednesday, February 6. Pope Francis holds a public mass for an estimated 170-thousand Catholics on the first ever papal visit to the Muslim Gulf. The movie Glass remains shatter-proof atop North American box offices for a 3rd ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Pope decries “armed power”, Yemen war on UAE trip

ABU DHABI — Pope Francis denounced the “logic of armed power” in Yemen, Syria and other Middle East wars on Monday on a landmark visit to the Arabian peninsula where Islam emerged, telling Christians and Muslims that conflicts brought nothing but misery and death. Francis, the first pontiff to set foot on the peninsula, was […] The post Pope decries “armed power”, Yemen war on UAE trip appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

On historic trip, pope meets UAE leaders, gets royal welcome

ABU DHABI — Pope Francis, the first pontiff to set foot on the peninsula where Islam was born, met United Arab Emirates leaders in Abu Dhabi on Monday in a historic trip he hopes will foster peace through religious dialogue. Arriving at the sprawling presidential palace with its many domes of gold and glass, Francis was […] The post On historic trip, pope meets UAE leaders, gets royal welcome appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Pope Francis holds public mass in UAE

Pope Francis arrived at an Abu Dhabi sports stadium Tuesday to hold a public mass for an estimated 170,000 Catholics on the first ever papal visit to the Muslim Gulf. The pope waved at an enthusiastic crowd carrying Vatican flags and banners as he drove into Zayed Sports City Stadium, where an altar with a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Pope Francis arrives to hold public mass in UAE

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Pope Francis arrived at an Abu Dhabi sports stadium on Tuesday, February 5, to hold a public mass for an estimated 170,000 Catholics on the first ever papal visit to the Muslim Gulf. The pope waved at an enthusiastic crowd carrying Vatican flags and banners ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Pope Francis celebrates historic Mass on Arabian Peninsula

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates --- Pope Francis ministered on Tuesday to the thriving Catholic community in the United Arab Emirates as he concluded his historic visit to the Arabian Peninsula with the first-ever papal Mass here. Cheers erupted inside and out the the Zayed Sports City Stadium as Francis arrived and looped through the crowd in his open-sided popemobile before Mass. Chants of "Viva il Papa" and "We love you!" accompanied him as he waved to the crowd. A day after making a broad appeal for Christian and Muslim leaders to work together to promote peace and reject war, Francis is celebrating what is being billed as the largest show of public Christian worship on the...Keep on reading: Pope Francis celebrates historic Mass on Arabian Peninsula.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019

Pope Francis lands in UAE for historic visit

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Pope Francis landed in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, February 3,  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Pope Francis to go on historic visit to UAE - The Manila Times Online

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis said he was looking to write a new page in the history of relations between religions with his visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) fromREAD The post Pope Francis to go o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Inmates at Panama youth prison anticipate visit from pope

    LAS GARZAS, Panama --- More than 100,000 young people are expected to show up in Panama City when Pope Francis visits this week for World Youth Day. At a detention center about 25 miles (40 kilometers) away there are 144 more who can't make the trip, locked up for serious crimes including murder --- so the pontiff is going to them. In an encounter expected to last a little over an hour, Francis will pray and bring a message of peace and reconciliation to the young inmates, and hear the confessions of several, including one convicted of committing a double homicide at just 16 years old. "The pope is going to listen to them, encourage them," Panama Archbishop ...Keep on reading: Inmates at Panama youth prison anticipate visit from pope.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

Pope visit to Central America highlights church ministry to migrants

GUATEMALA CITY --- When Pope Francis visits Panama this week, he arrives not only as the first Latin American pontiff to visit Central America but as perhaps the world's most prominent advocate for migrants at a time when migration has become a pressing political issue in the region and elsewhere. The Argentine-born son of Italian immigrants has long held the issue dear to his heart and has signaled that it will be a central theme during the trip, which comes as the latest caravan of Central Americans is wending its way toward the US-Mexico frontier and President Donald Trump's promised border wall has led to the longest government shutdown in the country's history. Francis' em...Keep on reading: Pope visit to Central America highlights church ministry to migrants.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Pope gets invite to North Korea, indicates will consider it

VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis on Thursday received an invitation to visit North Korea and the pontiff indicated he would consider making what would be a landmark trip to a nation known for severe restrictions on religious practice, according to South Korean officials. South Korean President Moon Jae-in relayed the invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong […] The post Pope gets invite to North Korea, indicates will consider it appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Taiwan invites pope to visit after historic China deal

TAIPEI, Taiwan --- Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit the island in a move aimed at deepening ties with the Vatican after the Holy See signed a historic deal with Beijing. Vice president Chen Chien-jen made the invitation during an audience with the pope ahead of the canonization of Pope John Paul VI on Sunday, Taiwan's presidential office said in a statement. Pope Francis asked Chen to send his greetings to President Tsai Ing-wen and "indicated that he would pray for Taiwan", the statement added. In footage aired on local TV, Chen told reporters that the pope "smiled" when he was invited to visit Taiwan. The presidential office said they had no further detail on his respo...Keep on reading: Taiwan invites pope to visit after historic China deal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Irish PM urges action on abuse as Pope admits shame and pain

DUBLIN, Ireland (UPDATED) – Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Saturday, August 25, urged Pope Francis to take action to ensure justice for abuse victims worldwide as the pontiff said he shared in the "pain and shame" during a historic visit to Ireland. Varadkar, an openly gay leader and a symbol ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Pope Francis arrives in Ireland amid Church scandals

DUBLIN, Ireland – Pope Francis touched down in Dublin on Saturday, August 25, for an historic two-day visit to Ireland, where the Catholic Church is battling to regain trust following multiple sexual abuse scandals. His Alitalia "Shepherd One" flight landed under cloudless skies at 10:26 am (0926 GMT or 5:26 pm ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Pope to reach out to other Christians during Baltics trip

VATICAN CITY --- The Vatican says Pope Francis will have two ecumenical meetings during his trip to the Baltics in September. The Vatican on Thursday released details about the previously announced Sept. 22-25 pilgrimage. In Lithuania, where Catholics are the majority, the pope will visit a Marian sanctuary. Then after being driven from the capital of Vilnius to Kaunas, Francis will celebrate Mass in a park on Sept. 23. Many of Latvia's Christians are Orthodox or Protestants. Francis on Sept. 24 will have an ecumenical encounter in Riga and will also visit the city's Catholic cathedral. In Tallinn, Estonia, Francis will young people in a Lutheran church before celebrating...Keep on reading: Pope to reach out to other Christians during Baltics trip.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Pope to meet indigenous people in Peruvian Amazon

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru – Pope Francis was to make his first visit Friday, January 19, to the Amazon on the final leg of a South American trip, with a festive atmosphere awaiting him in the Peruvian city of Puerto Maldonado as thousands of indigenous people gathered. "For the first time in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018