On September 20, 2016, a meeting of hundreds of leaders took place in Assisi and throughout the world.

Pope Francis announced a World Day of Prayer for Peace to be held on Tuesday, 20 September 2016.

On Sunday, September 4, 2016, Pope Francis canonized Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

Pope Francis called attention on Sunday, August 28, 2016, to the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, to be celebrated this coming Thursday, September 1, 2016.

On Thursday, August 4, 2016, Pope Francis made a brief visit to Assisi to mark the 800th anniversary of the “Pardon of Assisi”.

During the return flight from Poland on Sunday, July 31, 2016, the Pope answered the question of a French journalist about Islam and recent acts of terrorism.

On Sunday, July 31, 2016, thousands of Muslims visited churches in France and Italy as a sign of solidarity after the wave of terror in Europe.

On Saturday, July 30, 2016, Pope Francis arrived at Campus Misericordiae or "Field of Mercy” holding the hands of several youth of the world. Together, they passed through this symbolic Holy Door.

View a video clip of Syrian young people in the besieged city of Aleppo who join the joy of the World Youth Day.

Pope Francis became the third Pope to visit the death camp on July 29, 2016.

Pope Francis arrived in Poland on July 27, 2016 in order to participate in the World Youth Day.

Benedetto, seminarian in the Vicariate, and Daniel, a lay woman, participated as the representatives of the Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew Speaking Catholics in Israel in a congress for young leaders on the subject of Jewish-Catholic dialogue, which took place in Jerusalem from June 26 to 30, 2016. Benedetto reports:

65 years ago, on June 29, 1951, Joseph Ratzinger, who later became Pope Benedict XVI, was ordained to the priesthood with his brother Georg. Pope Francis joined the celebration of this anniversary in the Vatican.

Pope Francis ended his visit to Armenia on Sunday, June 26, 2016, having placed the emphasis again on Christian unity.

On June 24, 2016, Pope Francis began his visit to Armenia.

Many Christians celebrate Easter Sunday today, May 1, 2016 and we wish them every blessing.

Pope Francis sent a message to the Jewish community of Rome on April 21, 2016 as it prepares to celebrate the feast of Passover.

Pope Francis visited the island of Lesbos on Saturday, April 16, 2016 where he addressed many of the refugees on the island.

On Friday, April 8, 2016, the Holy See published the exhortation written by Pope Francis following the Synod on the Family.

Cardinal Georges Marie Cottier OP died on March 31, 2016 in Rome at the age of 93. He was a great friend of the Jewish people and of the Hebrew speaking kehillot in Israel.