Posts Tagged ‘Pope Francis’

Pope Francis’ Personal Doctor, Fabrizio Soccorsi, Dies Of COVID-19 Complications

By Seun Adeuyi Fabrizio Soccorsi, personal physician to Pope Francis’, has died of “complications due to Covid.” He was 78 years old at the time of his passing. The Vatican’s newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, who reported this, said Dr Soccorsi was handpicked by the Pope to serve as his doctor back in 2015. According to the report, Dr […]

Borno Massacre: Pope Francis Condemn killings

By Onwuka Gerald Pope Francis has on Wednesday condemned the killing of 43 farm workers in Zabarmari, Borno State. The Pope, in his weekly general audience said, “I want to assure my prayers for Nigeria, where blood was again spilled in terrorist attacks. In remembrance of persons killed by the Boko Haram fighters, Pope Francis […]

Speaking Ill Of Others, Spreading Gossip Is Worse Than COVID-19 – Pope

Pope Francis has emphasized on the importance of living entirely an holy life. He stressed that besmirching other persons character and spreading of gossip is worse than much feared COVID-19 pandemic. Describing Satan to be the worst offender, he said people often tell on mistakes made by one person to another, adding that what gossip […]

#COVID19: Pope Francis Announces Extraordinary ‘Urbi Et Orbi’ Blessing March 27

Pope Francis said he will give an extraordinary blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) at 6 p.m. Rome time March 27. This is in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The formal blessing — usually given only immediately after a new pope’s election and on Christmas and Easter — carries with […]

Pope Francis names new Bishops for USA, Nigeria, Republic of Congo

The Head of Catholic Church, Pope Francis has appointed new Bishops for Atlanta, USA and Kinkala, Republic of Congo; as well as the first Bishop the newly established Diocese of Ekwulobia, Nigeria, according to Vatican News. The Vatican on Thursday announced a number of episcopal appointments, including the first Bishop for a new diocese in […]

Coronavirus: Pope Francis tests negative

Pope Francis, who is suffering from a cold, has tested negative for the coronavirus, an Italian newspaper reported Tuesday, as Italy battles Europe’s worst outbreak. According to AFP, Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni did not respond to a request for comment on the report in the Messaggero newspaper. Francis cancelled a Lent retreat for the first […]