On historic trip, pope meets UAE leaders, gets royal welcome

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 - 11:38 GMT

Once inside the palace, a 370 acre maze of buildings, gardens and fountains, Francis held private talks with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and other UAE leaders.

Bournemouth captain Francis keen to regain starting spot

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 07:00 GMT

Francis is eager to regain his starting role at the club after being benched during last Saturday's 2-0 win over promoted Cardiff City in the Premier League.

A brief look at the recent history of Egypt-Vatican relations

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 09:30 GMT

Over the past several decades the relationship between Egypt and the Vatican has experienced numerous transformations. On May 10, 1973, the late Pope Shenouda III signed a historic Christological declaration alongside Pope Paul VI in the Vatican, after ye

Pope Francis will visit Egypt despite blasts

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 - 01:44 GMT

Vatican confirms that Pope Francis's visit to Egypt will remain as scheduled on end of April

Pope Francis to visit Egypt April 28-29

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 - 01:10 GMT

Pope Francis will visit Egypt in late April upon an invitation from Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.