New York: Pope Francis’ historic visit to northern Iraq to hold prayers at an ancient church destroyed by ISIL “sends a clear message to the world that harmony and cohesion between the followers of all religions is the only way for the advancement and progress of humanity,” the top UN culture official has said. more
Pope’s visit to Iraq, ‘a symbol of hope'

New York: The visit by Pope Francis to the northern Iraqi city of Mosul at the weekend will be a symbol of hope and an opportunity to join forces for peace and unity, the UN cultural agen ...

Rights expert welcomes Pope’s decision to lift ‘veil of secrecy’ on child abuse cases

New York: The Vatican must take action to ensure justice for people who were sexually abused by priests during childhood, a UN independent human rights expert said on Thursday.

Pope Francis visiting UAE, attends Global Conference of Human Fraternity

Abu Dhabi: Visiting UAE, Pope Francis attended the inter-religious meet where he emphasized the need for religious freedom in his speech.