Pope Francis cares more about migrants than persecuted Christians

The Pope seems to have made the migrants his sole mission. I don't understand. Giulio Meotti, 5/5/2019, 7:00 AM

Pope Francis, Morrocon king, hold interreligious dialogue

Vatican spokesman calls meeting 'significant event,' says it marks first time imam training institute welcomed a pope.AFP, 3/30/2019, 8:05 PM

Jewish groups praise Vatican's decision to open WWII archives

American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League welcome Vatican's decision to open the archives of Pius XII.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 5:50 AM

Vatican to open archives on WW2-era Pope

Pope Francis announces archives on Pope accused of not saving Jews during the Holocaust 8 years early.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 5:26 PM

The Pope kissed a notorious Islamist anti-Semite

Dear Pope Francis, are you sure the imam of Al Azhar was an angel of peace and not one of death? Giulio Meotti, 2/6/2019, 2:52 PM

Rabbi invited to Abu Dhabi by the Pope

Foundation for Ethnic Understanding President Rabbi Marc Schneier hails recognition of Jewish community of Dubai.Yoni Kempinski, 2/3/2019, 6:16 PM

Abbas welcomes Pope's call for talks with Israel

PA chairman says PA is ready to resume peace talks with Israel on basis of international law and relevant UN resolutions.Elad Benari, 12/26/2018, 6:01 AM

Pope calls for resumption of Israeli-PA negotiations

Pope Francis uses holiday address to call for resumption of final status negotiations between Israel and Palestinian Authority.AFP, 12/25/2018, 1:21 PM

Pope calls for 'two-state solution' during meeting with Abbas

Pope Francis meets PA chairman at Vatican, briefs him on "Israeli violations against Palestinians".Elad Benari, 12/4/2018, 5:07 AM

Pope Francis: ‘A Christian cannot be an anti-Semite’

Pontiff laments anti-Semitic attacks, calls to 'ban anti-Semitism' during audience with Jewish emissaries.JTA, 11/6/2018, 4:06 PM

Pope condemns synagogue shooting as 'inhuman act'

Pope Francis addresses mass-shooting at Jewish house of prayer which left 11 dead, calling massacre 'an inhuman act of violence.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2018, 3:15 PM

Pope Francis honors Holocaust victims in Lithuania

Catholic leader pays homage to victims of Holocaust during liquidation of Vilnius ghetto 75 years ago.AFP, 9/23/2018, 3:31 PM

MIAs families' letters given to the Pope

Labor chairman Avi Gabbay meets Pope Francis, discusses Middle East and the ways to promote peace.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 5:43 AM

Report: Labor chief to meet Pope Francis

Avi Gabbay plans trip to Vatican, will meet with Pope Francis in visit organized by journalist who arranged 2014 papal visit to Israel.David Rosenberg, 6/25/2018, 10:54 AM

Pope: ‘Never forget the Shoah’

"It should be a warning of an obligation to reconciliation, of reciprocal comprehension and love toward our ‘elder brothers,’ the Jews."JTA, 6/13/2018, 3:45 PM

Pope 'very worried' by Mideast 'spiral of violence'

Pope Francis 'worried' about 'escalation of tensions,' emphasizes that 'war begets war.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2018, 1:32 PM

Pope Francis calls for 'peace in the Holy Land'

Pope calls for end to violence after thousands riot at Israel-Gaza border.JTA, 4/1/2018, 5:12 PM

Pope: Europe can do more to fight anti-Semitism

Catholic leader: 'The Church, mindful of the patrimony she shares with the Jews, decries anti-Semitism at any time and by anyone.'JTA, 1/30/2018, 5:49 PM

Erdogan, Pope to discuss Trump's Jerusalem move

Turkish president to visit Vatican, discuss response to US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2018, 7:03 PM

US poll: Bernie Sanders and Netanyahu most admired Jewish men

New Gallup poll finds Obama, Trump, and Pope Francis, respectively, topping the list of Americans' most admired men of 2017.JTA, 12/28/2017, 7:33 AM

Israeli balloon helped protect Pope Francis in South America

Israeli-made observation balloon used by Pope's security detail to protect pontiff during visits to South America and Africa.JTA, 9/26/2017, 8:34 PM

Rabbis seek pope’s cooperation in fighting Islamic extremism

International rabbinical delegation presents Pope Francis with document by Israeli rabbinate and Diaspora rabbis on cooperation.JTA, 8/31/2017, 10:33 PM

Pope calls for ‘moderation' following Temple Mount violence

Pope Francis prays for end to violence since terror attack on Temple Mount.JTA, 7/23/2017, 7:24 PM

Pope defrocks priest convicted of sex abuse

Pope Francis defrocks Italian priest found guilty of the sexual abuse of minors.AFP, 6/28/2017, 7:39 PM

Pope names two rabbis to Pontifical Academy of Life

Israeli and Argentinian rabbis among 50 new members of institution meant to work 'for the promotion and defense of human life.'JTA, 6/18/2017, 4:04 PM

Barghouti's wife urges Pope to help her husband

Wife of archterrorist Marwan Barghouti calls on Pope Francis to intervene in terrorist hunger strike.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2017, 5:07 AM

Watch: Pope dances to hasidic music

Group of Hasidic Jews led by Rabbi Edgar Gluck serenades Pope with hasidic song titled 'Long years shall satiate him'.JTA, 5/8/2017, 10:47 PM

Pope repeats concentration camps comparison

Pope Francis repeats assertion that some migrant holding centers in Europe are like concentration camps.Ben Ariel, 4/30/2017, 5:33 AM

Pope calls European refugee centers 'concentration camps'

American Jewish Committee criticizes Pope Francis for calling refugee and migrant centers in Europe “concentration camps.”JTA, 4/23/2017, 6:50 PM

Pope Francis condemns anti-Semitism

Pope Francis meets ADL delegation, denounces "widespread" anti-Semitism.JTA, 2/10/2017, 4:00 AM

Pope Francis prays for memory of Alberto Nisman

Pope Francis tells former wife of late Argentine special prosecutor that he prays for his memory and their two daughters.JTA, 1/26/2017, 3:28 AM

PA establishes "Palestinian" embassy in the Vatican

PA chairman and Pope Francis attend inauguration of embassy of "Palestine" at the Vatican.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/13/2017, 10:29 PM

Pope Francis and Abbas to meet at the Vatican

Pope Francis will grant PA chairman an audience at the Vatican on Saturday, the third meeting between the two.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2017, 4:36 AM

Pope Francis hopes for Israel-PA peace

Pope Francis urges Israelis and Palestinian Arabs to "write a new page of history".Ben Ariel, 12/26/2016, 4:38 AM

MK Hazan calls on Pope to condemn UNESCO decision

MK Oren Hazan writes letter to Pope Francis asking him to support Israel and condemn UNESCO decision.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2016, 11:56 AM

Obama, Clinton, world leaders to attend Peres funeral

Obama, Clinton among world leaders set to travel to Israel Friday for funeral of former President Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 10:17 AM

Pope Francis to hold 2nd Soccer for Peace match

Israeli soccer player Eran Zahavi headlines video announcing Pope Francis’ second Soccer for Peace exhibition match.JTA, 9/16/2016, 5:03 AM

Trump sends well wishes to Peres

Republican presidential candidate sends a personal letter to Israel’s former President, wishing him a swift recovery from his stroke.Elad Benari, 9/16/2016, 3:43 AM

Zuckerberg, Pope Francis talk technology and charitable giving

Facebook founder and Pope meet a private audience at the Vatican.JTA, 8/30/2016, 2:19 AM

Pope equates capitalism with terrorism

"When you place at the center of the world economy the 'God of Money,' that's terrorism against all humanity."Tal Polon, 8/1/2016, 11:29 AM

Pope Francis becomes newest Krakow JCC member

Pope Francis is the newest member of the Krakow Jewish Community Center.JTA, 8/1/2016, 5:35 AM

Pope: Human cruelty didn't end in Auschwitz

Hours after historic Auschwitz visit, Pope Francis says "the same thing is happening" today in many places.JTA, 8/1/2016, 4:07 AM

Pope walks alone through Auschwitz

Pope Francis visits former Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, meets survivors.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/30/2016, 2:02 AM

Pope Francis set to visit Auschwitz today

In an important stop on his visit to Poland, Pope Francis will meet with Holocaust survivors at Auschwitz death camp.AFP, 7/29/2016, 7:40 AM

Rabbi to Pope: Remove church from Auschwitz

Rabbi Avi Weiss writes: "A church does not belong at the largest Jewish cemetery in the world.”JTA, 7/28/2016, 8:17 PM

Vatican ecumenism forsakes Egypt’s Christian minorities

For Pope Francis, ecumenical zeal is more his quest than a real concern for solutions to the rise of jihad. However, the Vatican’s ecumenism comes at the expense of Egypt’s human rights. Ashraf Ramelah, 7/21/2016, 11:02 AM

Pope to Peres: No one has right to kill in name of religion

Former President Shimon Peres meets with Pope Francis in Rome, discuss terror and peace process.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2016, 8:50 PM

Rabbi Sacks understands Europe better than the Pope

It is ironic that a Jewish religious leader understands Europe’s disaster more clearly than the Pope. It also seems that Lord Sacks cares more about Europe’s roots than the head of Catholicism. Giulio Meotti, 6/10/2016, 8:04 AM

Pope Francis to visit Auschwitz

Pope Francis to visit Auschwitz on July 29 as part of a five-day trip to Poland.JTA, 6/10/2016, 5:57 AM

'Never react to provocations,' Pope tells Israeli musician

Pope cites story of Cain and Abel in giving advice to Israeli YouTuber.JTA, 5/31/2016, 9:58 PM

Pope rules out meeting with Sanders

Vatican says Pope Francis has no plans to meet with Democratic presidential candidate when he speaks at a Vatican conference.Ben Ariel, 4/15/2016, 4:38 AM

Bernie Sanders 'hopes to meet the Pope' at Vatican conference

Jewish presidential hopeful says he's a 'big fan' of the Pope, hopes they'll meet ahead of NY primary - where Catholic vote crucial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2016, 8:27 PM

Pope Francis calls to accept gays

In a major shift of Catholic tenets of faith, pope releases paper instructing Catholics on how to live, tells them to accept homosexuals.Ari Yashar, 4/8/2016, 2:46 PM

Arab ‘peace teacher' wins prize, is greeted with war chants

Primary school teacher Hanan al-Hroub wins $1M Global Teacher Prize. Her name was announced by the pope.Gil Ronen, 3/15/2016, 9:55 PM

Pope Francis to visit Auschwitz in July

Pope Francis to visit Nazi concentration camp as part of his visit to Poland.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2016, 6:39 AM

Pope says Islamist terror is uniting Christians

In meeting with Ethiopian Orthodox leader, Pope Francis says 'blood of martyrs of different churches will be seed of Christian unity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/29/2016, 3:18 PM

Vatican: Pope's comments on Trump 'not personal'

Vatican says remarks about building a wall to prevent immigration being "not Christian" were not personally directed at Trump.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/19/2016, 11:23 PM