Pope Francis Will Visit the White House

Will discuss immigration with President Obama, among other things Pope Francis will meet with President Obama during his trip to the United States later this year, the White House announced Thursday. The Pope will visit the White House on September 23, according to a statement from White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, where Obama and Pope Francis will speak about […]

Continue reading »

Pope Francis Prays for Peace on Easter Sunday

In his Easter address, the pontiff called for an end to conflicts in Syria and Ukraine and encouraged Catholics to help “those crushed by life’s troubles” Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine during his Easter mass in Vatican City on Sunday. “We ask [God] to enlighten and inspire the initiatives that promote peace in Ukraine, so that all those […]

Continue reading »

White House, Congress Should Remember Pope Francis During Budget Process

Remember the world’s poor throughout the federal budget process The United States has had a long and proud history of being a world leader on global health issues. Over the last decade, the U.S. has led the charge in tackling numerous challenges such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and neglected tropical diseases, showing both pragmatic and moral leadership in the effort […]

Continue reading »

Pope Francis Greets Queen Elizabeth In Vatican

Last week, Obama gave the Pope seeds. Today, the Queen gave him whiskey A highly anticipated meeting between Pope Francis and Queen Elizabeth was held on Thursday afternoon in the Vatican, where the two world leaders exchanged words and gifts in person for the first time. The pair met for half an hour, including 17 minutes in private. Last week, […]

Continue reading »

President Obama to Meet Pope Francis

The White House confirmed Tuesday that President Obama will meet with Pope Francis for the first time in late March. “The President looks forward to discussing with Pope Francis their shared commitment to fighting poverty and growing inequality,” the White House said in a statement. Obama will arrive in the Vatican on March 27, after visiting the Netherlands March 24 […]

Continue reading »
1 2