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Crisis escalates in Bolivia

Bolivian Security Forces shoot dead eight protesters, escalating the socio-political crisis in the nation. The latest development was discussed at a meeting between the Country`s Interim President and a United Nations Envoy.

Pope Francis' lunch with the poor

Pope Francis joins some 1.500 poor people and volunteers for lunch marking the 3rd World Day of the Poor.

Pope at Angelus: ‘Be peacemakers, witnesses of hope’

Pope Francis invites the faithful to live their lives responding to hatred with love, to offence with forgiveness, and to always be attentive and loving towards the poor.

Pope at Mass on World Day of the Poor: ‘the poor lead us straight to God’

Pope Francis marks the 3rd World Day of the Poor celebrating Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica for poor people in Rome and beyond.

Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines is appointed new Permanent Observer to the UN

Italian Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia is the new representative of the Holy See to the United Nations.

Pope to Dicastery for Laity, Family, Life: make the heart of the Church your own

Addressing participants in the first plenary assembly of the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life on Saturday, Pope Francis urged them to cultivate two basic attitudes: feeling with the heart of Mother Church and having a brotherly gaze.

Pope to Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital: ‘Blessed are the hands that heal’

Pope Francis urges staff of the Bambino Gesu Hospital not to spare themselves as they heal sick children and to redouble their efforts to find cures for rare diseases.

The Vatican Film Library celebrates its 60th anniversary

Sixty years ago, Pope John XXIII established the Vatican Film Library so that the Holy See’s filmmatic memory could be collected and preserved. Vatican Media presents a Web Documentary in honour of this anniversary.

Friday of Mercy: Pope blesses ‘Palace’ for the Poor

Pope Francis inaugurates the new Night and Day Care Center for homeless people near St. Peter’s Square, as part of his Friday of Mercy initiative.

Pope receives Grand Imam of Al-Azhar

Pope Francis on Friday received in the Vatican the Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb of Al-Azhar of Egypt and his retinue.