VATICAN NEWS

Pope Francis to call astronauts aboard the Space Station

VATICAN— From the start of his pontificate, Pope Francis has gained a reputation for his phone calls to people around the world – including a priest with cancer, a Jesuit doorman, and a mother who had just lost her son.

Pope mourns victims of ‘senseless’ Las Vegas shooting

VATICAN— Pope Francis offered his condolences and spiritual support to victims of a deadly shooting in Las Vegas that left at least 50 people dead and hundreds more wounded when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival.