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Pope Francis Peace

Pope Francis Goes After The Mafia

Reuters | Philip Pullella | Posted 05.21.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis urged members of organized crime to turn away from violence and exploitation and stop the "tears of the mothers of Naples" after visit...

Pope Francis' Iraq Peace Message Meets The Reality Of War

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna & David Gibson | Posted 08.11.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) As he dispatches a top aide to war-torn Iraq this week, Pope Francis made his most impassioned plea yet for the world to halt the ...

Pope Francis Begs For An End To War On 100th Anniversary Of WWI

Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I with an impassioned plea for people to "not repeat ...

Pope Francis Calls Israel And Palestine Presidents In Plea For Gaza Ceasefire

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.18.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis personally telephoned the leaders of Palestine and Israel, President Mahmoud Abbas and President Shimon Peres, on Friday in order to expr...

Pope Francis Slams Arms Dealers In Middle East: 'Who Sells Weapons To These People To Make War?'

Posted 05.24.2014 | Religion

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Pope Francis denounced arms dealers and appealed Saturday for an urgent end to the Syrian civil war as he began his three-day tri...

'The Spirit Of War Has Taken Control Of Us'

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis on Tuesday (Feb. 25) lashed out at public indifference to the many wars raging around the globe, with especially harsh...

@Pontifex Asks Twitter To #Prayforpeace

Posted 09.06.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis has not held back from expressing his vehement opposition to a military strike on Syria, tweeting almost exclusively about peace since Se...

'War, Never Again!' Pope Francis Demands Peace In Syria

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 09.03.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis on Sunday condemned the use of chemical weapons, but he called for a negotiated settlement of the civil war in Syria, and...

WATCH: Is Francis A 'Progressive' Pope?

Posted 04.01.2013 | Religion

Francis has only been leader of the Catholic Church since March 13th, but the new Pope has already made a deep impression on Catholics and non-Catholi...