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Pope Francis describes surrogacy as 'deplorable'

Pope Francis has called surrogacy ''deplorable' and even urged for a global ban on the practice of “so-called surrogate motherhood”.

Pope Francis returns to the Vatican from hospital

Vatican City/IBNS/UNI: Pope Francis, who underwent abdominal surgery last week, returned to the Vatican on Friday from the Gemelli Hospital in Rome.

Pope Francis discharged from hospital after surgery

Vatican City: Pope Francis, who underwent abdominal surgery last week, returned to the Vatican on Friday from the Gemelli Hospital in Rome.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy rejects Pope's offer of mediation

Kyiv/IBNS/UNI: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has rejected Pope Francis' offer of mediation in the conflict with Russia, saying he has nothing to talk about with President Vladimir Putin.

Pope shatters stained glass ceiling: Women granted voting rights at Bishops Conference

Vatican City/IBNS: The Vatican made a symbolic change for the Catholic Church by announcing that the upcoming general assembly of bishops will allow women and lay people to participate in the voting process.

Pope Francis set to be discharged from hospital on Saturday

Vatican City/IBNS: Pope Francis is scheduled to leave the hospital and be released on Saturday, confirmed the Vatican.

Vatican prepares to launch Pope Francis' message of hope into space via Spei Satelles

Vatican/IBNS: A message of faith and hope, originally delivered by Pope Francis during the 2020 coronavirus lockdown, will be transmitted into space, the Vatican announced on Monday.

Canada: Pope Francis to hold public mass, participate in annual Lac Ste. Anne pilgrimage

Edmonton (Alberta)/IBNS: Edmonton’s Commonwealth Stadium is expected to fill with tens of thousands of people, including Indigenous groups, residential and day school survivors, elders, knowledge keepers, and Catholics to listen to Pope Francis’ address during the roughly hour-long mass.

Canada: Pope Francis in Alberta to deliver apology for residential school abuses

Edmonton/IBNS: Aimed at reconciliation with Indigenous people for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in residential schools, Pope Francis reportedly landed Sunday in Edmonton in his six-day penitential trip to Canada.

Afghanistan conflict: Pope Francis sends condolences to victims of terrorist attack in Kabul

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: During his traditional Sunday address to believers from the window of the Apostolic Palace in Vatican, Pope Francis said he was deeply concerned about the situation in Afghanistan and sent his condolences to the victims of a recent terrorist attack at Kabul airport.

Italian police seize envelope with bullets addressed to Pope

Rome/UNI/Sputnik: An envelope with three bullets, addressed to Pope Francis, was seized by Italian carabinieri at a sorting office near Milan overnight, Italian media reported on Monday.

Pope Francis to stay in hospital a few more days after intestinal surgery: Vatican

Vatican/UNI/Sputnik: Pope Francis, who underwent intestinal surgery in Rome on July 4, will remain in the hospital for a few more days, the Holy See said on Monday.

Pope Francis 'doing well' after surgery: Vatican

Rome: Pope Francis, who underwent a surgery at a hospital in Rome, is 'doing well', announced Vatican City on Monday.

Pope Francis admitted to hospital to undergo surgery

Rome: Pope Francis has been admitted to hospital for  scheduled surgery to treat a colon problem.

Pope Francis calls for respecting, protecting women in March 8 message

Vatican City/Sputnik: Pope Francis, who returned from his historic apostolic trip to Iraq on Monday, has called for respecting and protecting women in his message on International Women’s Day.