Site of the Resurrection Reopens in Time for Easter

Less than a year after restoration work began, the Edicule – the traditional site of Jesus’ burial and resurrection – was inaugurated in an ecumenical ceremony led by representatives of the Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, and Armenian churches, including Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.

Pope Calls for End to Nuclear Weapons

Today’s threats to global peace and security must be countered through dialogue and development, not nuclear weapons, Pope Francis told the United Nations.

Nuncio Sees Mercy as Mark of Francis’ Papacy

Evangelization, mercy, encounter and accompaniment are the hallmarks of the first four years of Pope Francis’ papacy, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, said March 15.

Pope Announces Visit to Egypt

Accepting an invitation from Egypt’s president and top religious leaders, Pope Francis will visit Cairo April 28-29.