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Pope Francis to visit Greece and Cyprus later in autumn

Pope Francis is planning to visit Greece and Cyprus as part of a tour taking in Malta and Slovenia that will possibly take place later in the autumn, according to reports on Wednesday. “Slovakia is on the program, then Cyprus, Greece and Malta,” the pontiff told Spain’s Cope radio, confirming …

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PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis invites Pope Francis to Greece

During a phone conversation with Pope Fancis on Wednesday, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis invited him to visit Greece when the circumstances allow it. The Pope has been invited to visit landmark sites of the early history of Christianity, “in the footsteps of Apostle Paul.” Mitsotakis and Pope Francis spoke about …

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Pope Francis sends aide to Lesvos to bring 33 refugees to Rome

The Vatican says Pope Francis has dispatched a close aide to the Greek island of Lesvos to bring back 33 asylum-seekers to Rome. During his visit to Moria in 2016, the Pope had taken three Syrian families, a total of 12 people with six children among them, to the Holy …

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Pope Pope Francis suggests PM Tsipras should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Pope Francis has suggested Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras should be awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize due to his contribution to solve the Migration crisis. “I once spoke to a politician, a man that I respect and I will say the name: Alexis Tsipras,” the Pope told journalists during …

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Pope Francis gives shelter to 3 Syrian families

Three Syrian refugee families, a total 12 people, among them six children, were the lucky ones to be “adopted” so to say by the Holy See and accompany Pope Francis to back to Rome. The three refugee families had practically zero chance to be relocated to any EU country, as …

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Highlights of Pope Francis’ visit on Lesvos (Live Stream)

In a strong symbolic message to EU’s member countries, Pope Francis will leave the island of Lesvos with 10 refugees from the so-called vulnerable groups: sing-parent families, mothers with children, people with disabilities or health problems. the refugees have arrived in Greece before March 20th, when the EU Turkey Deal …

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UPD Pope Francis will visit Lesvos to express solidarity with refugees & migrants

The leader of Catholic Church, Pope Francis, will visit the island of Lesvos to express his solidarity with the refugees and migrants. The visit will be strictly unofficial and is expected to take place next Friday, April 15th 2016. Pope Francis and the head of Greek Orthodox Church, Archbishop of …

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