Vatican

Trudeau Is Latest World Leader To Feel The Burn Of Pope's 'Meh' Face

Looking at the photo, you wouldn’t think there was a hint of laughter on the Pope’s face during his meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.<br>The …

Royal Family

Pope appeared open to idea of a residential schools apology: Trudeau

VATICAN CITY -- Canadians are anxious to reconcile with Indigenous Peoples, Justin Trudeau described telling Pope Francis on Monday as he asked the …

Christianity

Melania is officially the first Catholic FLOTUS in over 50 years

Melania Trump has become the first Catholic first lady since Jackie Kennedy.

Donald Trump

Philippines: people hopeful, resilient amid high tensions

2017-05-29 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Our Director of English Programming, Sean-Patrick Lovett, is just returned from the Philippines, where he was …

Philippines

Pope says Egyptian Copts killed by IS were 'martyrs'

VATICAN CITY (AP) — For the second day in a row, Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with Egypt's Coptic Christians following an attack on a bus carrying Coptic pilgrims to a remote desert monastery.<p>Francis led thousands of people in prayer Sunday for the victims, who Francis said were killed …

Christianity

Vatican City - Explore World's smallest country in a day

<b>Vatican City – Explore World’s smallest country in a day</b><p><b>With just 110 acres of land area</b> and approximately 1000 citizens, Vatican City is the <b>world’s</b> …

Rome

Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says his now famous white-knuckle handshake showdown with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump was "a moment of truth" — designed to show that he's no pushover.<p>Macron told a Sunday newspaper in France that "my handshake with him, it wasn't innocent."<p>Macron …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump tweets his arrival to Italy - a day after he's already left

Donald Trump's critics have long claimed he doesn't know what he's doing.<p>Now, thanks to the President, they've been given some new ammunition.<p>The …

Donald Trump

See How All Five Countries Greeted Trump During First Foreign Trip

In May, President Donald Trump set out to embark on his first foreign trip, which was composed of visiting five countries in nine days.<p>The trip was …

Donald Trump

Happy Trump-sad pope? Photo that went viral is deceiving

The Vatican portrait showing a smiling Donald Trump and dour-faced Pope Francis was so awkward and surreal that it's hardly surprising it launched a thousand memes.<p>But it was also misleading.<p>Many social media users focused on the supposed difference in the pope's mood when former President Barack …

Christianity

6 key moments from President Trump's first trip abroad

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> While reports surrounding the ongoing Russia probe continued to plague his administration back in Washington, President Donald Trump embarked on his first trip abroad since taking office.<p>And in typical Trump fashion -- the President broke from tradition.<p>Unlike any of his …

Politics

This week in Trumpland: Mr. Trump leaves Washington

Trumpland escaped the swamp and went global this week. POTUS is wrapping up his big foreign trip that's encompassed nine days, five countries, three …

Sean Spicer

After Mideast, President Trump calls on Pope Francis at the Vatican

US President Donald Trump has met Pope Francis on May 24 morning at the Vatican for a short private audience on the third leg of his overseas trip …

Donald Trump

Francis calls Don Orione Sisters to be 'missionaries without borders'

Vatican City, May 26, 2017 / 11:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Addressing the Little Missionary Sisters of Charity on Friday, Pope Francis spoke to them …

Christianity

The Awkward Language of Donald Trump’s Body

Our golden-haired leader is no silver-tongued devil, but that’s O.K. What he lacks in verbal zingers he makes up for with physical ones.<p>Body language — both his and that of the pitiable people around him — is telling the story of Donald Trump’s foreign adventure better than anything else.<p>When I say …

Opinion

Trump being kept away from cable news during foreign trip

White House officials are keeping President Trump on a tight rein during his first foreign trip, limiting the amount of time he watches television …

Vatican calls for a change of mentality and lifestyle to reduce Disaster Risk

2017-05-25 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) The Vatican’s Secretary of State has assured participants at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction …

Climate

Trump met a very unhappy pope, and the Photoshop treatments were immediate and divine

In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, while America slept, President Donald Trump was at Vatican City meeting with Pope Francis. Their meeting was a …

Pope Francis

Scottish bishops celebrate Masses for Manchester victims

2017-05-25 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Catholics in Scotland are gathering to pray for the victims of the recent terrorist attack in …

Christianity

‎2.2 mln children struggling in Myanmar's conflict areas - UNICEF ‎

2017-05-25 Vatican Radio<p>The benefits of Myanmar's economic growth, reform and reconciliation efforts have not yet reached children in the country's …

Poverty

South African Bishops Denounce Violence Against Women and Children

2017-05-25 Vatican Radio<p>The Bishops of South Africa have condemned the “agony” of violence against women and children in the country, as new figures …

Violence Against Women

Empty Wall Behind Couch Falls Into Girlfriend’s Crosshairs

DALLAS—In a bold move marking its first foray into the luxury market, restaurant and video arcade chain Dave & Buster’s announced Thursday the …

Humor

UN marks International Day Peacekeepers Day

2017-05-25 Vatican Radio<p>UN on Wednesday held ceremonies to pay tribute to the more than 3,500 peacekeepers who have died on duty since 1948 and …

Africa

Why Melania and Ivanka Trump Covered Their Heads at the Vatican

The First Lady and First Daughter both wore veils when they met Pope Francis, adhering to the dress code for private papal audiences at the Vatican …

Pope Benedict XVI

Spicer's absence in papal visit reveals Trump's family-first rule

<b>Vatican City (CNN) —</b> The most visible moment for White House press secretary Sean Spicer on President Donald Trump's first foreign trip this week was a moment of invisibility.<p>Spicer fumed to colleagues after being excluded from the President's meeting with Pope Francis, an administration official …

World News

Trump And Melania Hold Hands In Sistine Chapel, Observe 'Last Judgment'

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are in Rome, the third stop in their first international trip as POTUS and FLOTUS.<p>After an early …

Donald Trump

Melania Trump wears veil, but not a headscarf

<b>Vatican City (CNN) —</b> Melania Trump has dutifully considered every outfit she has worn during her first trip abroad as first lady -- her visit with Pope Francis on Wednesday was no exception.<p>With Vatican protocol in mind, the first lady arrived to meet the Pope on Wednesday wearing a black veil and …

Donald Trump

Pope Francis Shades Donald Trump At Vatican Visit

This week Donald Trump and his political revenue, consisting of his daughter/personal assistant, Ivanka, and his wife-who-maybe-hates-him, Melania, …

Christianity

Stefano Gabbana Slammed on Instagram for Dressing Melania Trump — And She Resembled His SS ’11 Campaign

Dolce & Gabbana co-founder Stefano Gabbana is not going to let political ideology get in the way of a fashion statement.<p><b>“BoycottDolceGabbana please,”</b> …

Fashion

Young boy learns of heart donor after Melania Trump visit

<b>(CNN) —</b> A young boy awaiting a heart transplant received good news following a visit with first lady Melania Trump on Wednesday.<p>"Upon landing in Belgium, I learned a young boy and his family who had been waiting for a heart transplant was informed that the hospital has found a donor," the first …

Melania Trump