VATICAN NEWS

Pope, Bangladesh Prime Minister discuss Rohingya crisis at Vatican

Just two months after his recent visit to Bangladesh, Pope Francis on Monday welcomed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the Vatican, where they discussed positive inter-faith relations in the country and the need to find a lasting solution to the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis.

Pope Francis: Corrupt people can never be saints

VATICAN—In his daily homily Thursday Pope Francis drew a distinction between the biblical figures of David and his son Solomon, saying that, like David, sinners who repent are still able to become saints, but the corrupt will not achieve holiness.

Pope to religious: Your hearts must be open 24-7

VATICAN— Lift up your eyes from your smartphones and see your brothers and sisters, those who share your journey of faith and those who are longing for the Word of life, Pope Francis told consecrated men and women.