Vatican officials on Friday planned to release principles promoting the ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI), with the backing of Microsoft Corp. and International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) as the first two technology industry sponsors.
Pope Francis has hit out at US President Donald Trump's so-called deal of the century on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying that 'unfair and inequitable solutions' would only be a prelude to new crises in the region.
Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is “essential” to stem global warming – his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters – and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State Pope Francis in a document underlined keeping Holy Quds as common heritage of monotheistic religions.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, the archbishop of Santiago and the highest ranking member of the Catholic Church in Chile, who has been caught up in the country's sex abuse scandal.
Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, has turned down the resignation of French Roman Catholic cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who has been convicted of child sex abuse cover-up, sparking criticism from the European country’s senior Catholic clerics and abuse victims.
Pope Francis held a historic public mass for an estimated 170,000 Catholics at a stadium in the capital of the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, capping the first ever papal visit to the Persian Gulf where Islam was born.
The pontiff waved at the enthusiastic crowd carrying yellow Vatican flags and banners as he rode in an open-top Popemobile into Zayed Sports City Stadium, where an altar with a large cross was set up for the unprecedented open-air service.