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‘I need tequila!’ Pope Francis jokes with Mexicans he wants booze to cure his knee pain

The dialogue occurred during his weekly general audience last Wednesday. A video of the 85-year-old pontiff asking for the famous Central American drink...

Ukrainian wives of Azovstal troops plead with Pope Francis to ‘save our husbands’

The Azovstal steel plant is the last part of Mariupol that is still held by Ukrainian fighters who have vowed to stay put...

Pope health fears: Pontiff forced to pull out of planned Lebanon trip

A flare-up of pain in his right knee, in addition to a pre-existing longstanding case of sciatica, which causes nerve pain in the...

Pope Francis restricted to wheelchair due to suspected chronic arthritis – symptoms

According to sources, the 85-year-old, who has been sovereign of the Vatican City State since 2013, was wheeled into the Paul VI Hall...

'Don't see how anybody can talk sense into them' Pope warned Russia mission doomed to fail

The Kremlin has not yet responded to Pope Francis’s offer to travel to Moscow to meet with Vladimir Putin to try end the war...

This war is cruel and senseless, says Pope Francis

The pontiff, 85, said: "May there be peace for war-torn Ukraine, so sorely tried by the violence and destruction of this cruel and...