Pope approves blessings for same-sex couples if they don’t resemble marriage

The Vatican holds that marriage is an indissoluble union between man and woman. As a result, it has long opposed same-sex marriage.
By Ap News Dec. 18, 2023

World View: Pope Francis: Some confusion, perhaps

A fortnight ago he called the United States branch of the church “backward”, accusing right-wing American Catholics of replacing faith with ideology.
By Gwynne Dyer Sep. 8, 2023

Pope Francis’ visit to DRC, South Sudan ignites hope for Africa

“The visit by the Pope comes to revitalize drooping spirits.

Pope Francis urges mutual forgiveness to end Congo conflict

Pope Francis on Wednesday urged people in Democratic Republic of Congo, where decades of armed conflicts have killed millions, to grant each other a "great amnesty of the heart".
By Reuters Feb. 1, 2023

Homosexuality not a crime - Pope Francis

“Being homosexual isn’t a crime,” Francis said during an exclusive interview Tuesday with The Associated Press.
By AP Jan. 26, 2023

Letters: Zim crisis getting worse

“Our nation urgently needs a real dialogue between social and political parties,” declares Justice and Peace.
By Amh Voices Jan. 6, 2023

Pope Benedict XVI: Lying in state at the Vatican begins

The Vatican released pictures of the body on Sunday, dressed in red papal mourning robes and wearing a gold-trimmed mitre.
By Bbc News Jan. 2, 2023

World View: War: We are not children

The Pope means well, but he is barking up the wrong tree.
By Gwynne Dyer Nov. 11, 2022