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Watch: Pope Francis meets Iraq's Shia leader

Watch: Pope Francis meets Iraq's Shia leader

Pope Francis met with Shia leader Ali al-Sistani, responsible, in part, for driving away ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 21:31
Watch: Pope visits damaged Iraqi churches

Watch: Pope visits damaged Iraqi churches

Pope Francis currently visiting Christian centers damaged during ISIS onslaught, trying to bring hope, renewal to local communities.i24NEWS, 07/03/2021 16:12
Moved by her story, Pope Francis visits Holocaust survivor Edith Bruck at home in Rome

Moved by her story, Pope Francis visits Holocaust survivor Edith Bruck at home in Rome

Pope Francis becomes so moved by testimony of local Holocaust survivor, he decided to pay her a visit over the weekend.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 23/02/2021 13:38
President Rivlin speaks to Pope

President Rivlin speaks to Pope

Israeli President speaks to the Pope as Jews celebrate Hanukkah and Christians prepare for Christmas in the shadow of COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2020 15:24
Pope Francis’ silence about a forced conversion to Islam

Pope Francis’ silence about a forced conversion to Islam

The street from Christianity to Islam is one way. Woe to he who tries to go the other way. Even the pope will not come to his aid. Opinion.Giulio Meotti, Italy, 15/05/2020 13:50
Rivlin speaks to Pope in light of coronavirus pandemic

Rivlin speaks to Pope in light of coronavirus pandemic

President Rivlin to Pope Francis: We are fighting a stubborn and cruel enemy together, and that is how we will overcome it.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 08/04/2020 21:50
Worldwide Catholic Church leader calls to keep Sabbath

Worldwide Catholic Church leader calls to keep Sabbath

In a video circulating the web, Supreme Pontiff Pope Francis calls on believers to keep Sabbath as 'the Jews followed and still observe.'Mordechai Sones, 17/03/2020 19:44
EJC President bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

EJC President bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

In meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican, Dr. Moshe Kantor discussed next World Holocaust Forums to focus on ethical and moral issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2020 21:49
Pope Francis condemns ‘barbaric resurgence’ of anti-Semitsm

Pope Francis condemns ‘barbaric resurgence’ of anti-Semitsm

Pope meets delegation from the Simon Wiesenthal Center ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.JTA, 21/01/2020 21:11
Supreme Pontiff Pope Francis slaps away believer's hand

Supreme Pontiff Pope Francis slaps away believer's hand

Worldwide Catholic Church leader loses cool when earnest pilgrim seeking spiritual munificence expresses devotion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2020 10:05
Pope Francis to Jewish NGO chief: Pray for me in Jerusalem

Pope Francis to Jewish NGO chief: Pray for me in Jerusalem

Pope makes special request of Jewish charity dedicated to helping children with cancer. 'Pray for me and the world's children in Jerusalem.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2019 13:43
'Pope Francis never lost touch with Rabbi Sacca'

'Pope Francis never lost touch with Rabbi Sacca'

Pope Francis meets representatives of Hispanic Jewry organizations at Vatican.JTA Staff, 28/08/2019 12:34
Pope urged by Jews to take care over 'Pharisees' talk

Pope urged by Jews to take care over 'Pharisees' talk

Pharisees should be 'put in context,' AJC's Rabbi Rosen says.AFP, 13/05/2019 09:36
Pope Francis cares more about migrants than persecuted Christians

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, 05/05/2019 07:00
Pope Francis, Morrocon king, hold interreligious dialogue

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, 30/03/2019 20:05
Jewish groups praise Vatican's decision to open WWII archives

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, 05/03/2019 05:50
Vatican to open archives on WW2-era Pope

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, 04/03/2019 17:26
The Pope kissed a notorious Islamist anti-Semite

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, 06/02/2019 14:52
Rabbi invited to Abu Dhabi by the Pope

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, 03/02/2019 18:16
Abbas welcomes Pope's call for talks with Israel

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, 26/12/2018 06:01
Pope calls for resumption of Israeli-PA negotiations

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, 25/12/2018 13:21
Pope calls for 'two-state solution' during meeting with Abbas

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, 04/12/2018 05:07
Pope Francis: ‘A Christian cannot be an anti-Semite’

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, 06/11/2018 16:06
Pope condemns synagogue shooting as 'inhuman act'

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, 28/10/2018 15:15
Pope Francis honors Holocaust victims in Lithuania

Pope Francis honors Holocaust victims in Lithuania

Catholic leader pays homage to victims of Holocaust during liquidation of Vilnius ghetto 75 years ago.AFP, 23/09/2018 15:31
MIAs families' letters given to the Pope

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, 04/07/2018 05:43
Report: Labor chief to meet Pope Francis

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, 25/06/2018 10:54
Pope: ‘Never forget the Shoah’

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, 13/06/2018 15:45
Pope 'very worried' by Mideast 'spiral of violence'

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

Pope Francis 'worried' about 'escalation of tensions,' emphasizes that 'war begets war.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2018 13:32
Pope Francis calls for 'peace in the Holy Land'

Pope Francis calls for 'peace in the Holy Land'

Pope calls for end to violence after thousands riot at Israel-Gaza border.JTA, 01/04/2018 17:12
Pope: Europe can do more to fight anti-Semitism

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, 30/01/2018 17:49
Erdogan, Pope to discuss Trump's Jerusalem move

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, 16/01/2018 19:03
US poll: Bernie Sanders and Netanyahu most admired Jewish men

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, 28/12/2017 07:33
Israeli balloon helped protect Pope Francis in South America

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, 26/09/2017 20:34
Rabbis seek pope’s cooperation in fighting Islamic extremism

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, 31/08/2017 22:33
Pope calls for ‘moderation' following Temple Mount violence

Pope calls for ‘moderation' following Temple Mount violence

Pope Francis prays for end to violence since terror attack on Temple Mount.JTA, 23/07/2017 19:24
Pope defrocks priest convicted of sex abuse

Pope defrocks priest convicted of sex abuse

Pope Francis defrocks Italian priest found guilty of the sexual abuse of minors.AFP, 28/06/2017 19:39
Pope names two rabbis to Pontifical Academy of Life

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, 18/06/2017 16:04
Barghouti's wife urges Pope to help her husband

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, 11/05/2017 05:07
Watch: Pope dances to hasidic music

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, 08/05/2017 22:47
Pope repeats concentration camps comparison

Pope repeats concentration camps comparison

Pope Francis repeats assertion that some migrant holding centers in Europe are like concentration camps.Ben Ariel, 30/04/2017 05:33
Pope calls European refugee centers 'concentration camps'

Pope calls European refugee centers 'concentration camps'

American Jewish Committee criticizes Pope Francis for calling refugee and migrant centers in Europe “concentration camps.”JTA, 23/04/2017 18:50
Pope Francis condemns anti-Semitism

Pope Francis condemns anti-Semitism

Pope Francis meets ADL delegation, denounces "widespread" anti-Semitism.JTA, 10/02/2017 04:00
Pope Francis prays for memory of Alberto Nisman

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, 26/01/2017 03:28
PA establishes "Palestinian" embassy in the Vatican

PA establishes "Palestinian" embassy in the Vatican

PA chairman and Pope Francis attend inauguration of embassy of "Palestine" at the Vatican.Ben Ariel, Canada, 13/01/2017 22:29
Pope Francis and Abbas to meet at the Vatican

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, 11/01/2017 04:36
Pope Francis hopes for Israel-PA peace

Pope Francis hopes for Israel-PA peace

Pope Francis urges Israelis and Palestinian Arabs to "write a new page of history".Ben Ariel, 26/12/2016 04:38
MK Hazan calls on Pope to condemn UNESCO decision

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, 25/10/2016 11:56
Obama, world leaders to attend Peres funeral

Obama, 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, 28/09/2016 10:17
Pope Francis to hold 2nd Soccer for Peace match

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, 16/09/2016 05:03
Trump sends well wishes to Peres

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, 16/09/2016 03:43
Zuckerberg, Pope talk technology

Zuckerberg, Pope talk technology

Facebook founder and Pope meet a private audience at the Vatican.JTA, 30/08/2016 02:19
Pope equates capitalism with terrorism

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, 01/08/2016 11:29
Pope Francis becomes newest Krakow JCC member

Pope Francis becomes newest Krakow JCC member

Pope Francis is the newest member of the Krakow Jewish Community Center.JTA, 01/08/2016 05:35
Pope: Human cruelty didn't end in Auschwitz

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, 01/08/2016 04:07
Pope walks alone through Auschwitz

Pope walks alone through Auschwitz

Pope Francis visits former Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, meets survivors.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 30/07/2016 02:02
Pope Francis set to visit Auschwitz today

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, 29/07/2016 07:40