VATICAN NEWS

Pope Francis: Advent is a time of conversion

Pope Francis: Advent is a time of conversion

As Pope Francis blessed children’s nativity scene figurines Sunday, the pope said that the Advent season is a time of conversion to make space in one’s heart for Christ to come and fill it with joy.

Vatican committee asks UN for World Day of Human Fraternity

Vatican committee asks UN for World Day of Human Fraternity

Members of a Vatican special committee met with the Secretary General of the United Nations on December 4 to deliver a petition on human fraternity co-authored by Pope Francis and the Sunni Islamic Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed Al-Tayeb.