Pope Francis presides at Mass in Bahrain's National Stadium on the third day of his 39th Apostolic Journey abroad, and urges the faithful to shatter the chains of evil and break the spiral of violence by loving everyone, always.
As Pope Francis wraps up his second day in Bahrain, our correspondent picks up on how the Pope consistently draws on the contrast between desert and oasis to point out the path toward peace.
Our correspondent in Bahrain, Devin Watkins, reports on Pope Francis' participation at the Bahrain Forum for Dialogue where he launched an urgent appeal for peace and fraternity in a world broken by conflict and inequality.
The broadcast director and main cameraman of many of the events that make up Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to Bahrain reveals his communications strategy as he brings the Pope, his message and spirituality, as well as the symbolic features of many events, to the eyes of the world.
Pope Francis emphasizes the need for “unity in diversity” and “witness of life” during an Ecumenical Meeting and Prayer for Peace at the end of his second day in Bahrain.
Civilians reflect on ruined lives, look to humanitarian assistance and the restoration of basic services in Tigray.
Pope Francis encourages members of the Muslim Council of Elders in Bahrain to embrace fraternity, prayer and common efforts to help humanity rediscover the hidden sources of life, foster peace and promote care of the disadvantaged in society.
The Vatican's Editorial Director, Andrea Tornielli, reflects on Pope Francis' words in Bahrain at the closing of the Forum for Dialogue and Coexistence between East and West
After 150 years of foundation, the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, present in 97 nations, revive their commitment to the education of young people, with a preventive imprint of their own
As the two-day "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and West for Human Coexistence" wraps up with Pope Francis’ intervention on Friday, Cardinal Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot highlights the importance of these interreligious events to foster human fraternity and peace in a war-torn world.
At the closing ceremony of the Bahrain Forum for Dialogue, Pope Francis speaks out against war and on behalf of true religious freedom, recognition of women, protection of children's fundamental rights, and the concept of citizenship.
As Pope Francis wraps up his first day in Bahrain, our correspondent offers a peek into the journey toward peace which his Apostolic Visit seeks to foster.
On Thursday afternoon, the International Union of Superiors general launches a statement intended to “reflect and clarify the response of Catholic Sisters to the environmental challenges of our time”.
The Former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has been shot in what the country’s president described as 'a heinous assassination attempt’.
Denmark is preparing for the prime minister's return after the center-left secured the most votes in a general election of the Scandinavian nation. Mette Frederiksen's "red bloc" of parties secured 90 seats to form a government despite a scandal over the mass killing of mink.
After a courtesy visit to the King of Bahrein in the Sakhir Royal Palace, Pope Francis addresses authorities, members of civil society, and the diplomatic corps, and reflects on the “Tree of Life,” an outstanding “emblem of vitality” in the country.
The papal plane touches down in Awali as Pope Francis arrives in the Kingdom of Bahrain for his 39th Apostolic Journey abroad.
Laura Dunham, an Italian photographer who has been living in Bahrain for the last eighteen years, says the Pope’s upcoming visit is an emotional moment for the Catholic community living in the country and reflects how different religions can peacefully coexist as brothers and sisters.
Pope Francis boards the return flight to Rome following his four-day visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain. The main focus of this 39th Apostolic Journey abroad, his second to the Gulf region, was to confirm local Christians in their faith and promote interreligious dialogue.
Both Christians and Muslims are welcoming Pope Francis to Bahrain as “Father Pope” for his historic visit to the Gulf country, says Nivedita Dhadphale, a Bahraini communications expert.