News about Pope Francis

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Pope Francis Offers Sanctuary To Some Lesbos Refugees

Pope Francis, who is visiting Lesbos, is reportedly to offer a home in the Vatican to a small group of refugees facing deportation from the Greek island of Lesbos.

Friday, 19 February 2016

Pope Questions Trump's Christianity

Pope Francis said "a person who thinks only about building walls... and not of building bridges, is not Christian".

That was roundly condemned by Mr Trump, who issued a statement in which he called the comments "disgraceful".

All very well and good for the Pope to speak his mind about American politics, maybe. However, by doing so he enabled Trump to dominate the news headlines once again.