Pope Francis to attend G7 summit to discuss AI development

(NewsNation) — World leaders are turning to Pope Francis for advice on artificial intelligence. Pope Francis will join world leaders at the G7 summit in Italy this week to discuss the dangers and risks of AI. It’s the first time that a pope will be featured at a G7 summit as an invited participant, according to … Read more

Pope Francis apologizes for using homophobic slur in closed-door meeting – National

Pope Francis has apologized for causing offence after numerous reports claimed the religious leader used a homophobic slur during a closed-door meeting about whether gay men should be permitted into seminaries. “The Pope never intended to offend or express himself in homophobic terms, and he apologizes to those who felt offended by the use of … Read more

Pope Francis on blessing same-sex couples

Pope Francis on blessing same-sex couples – CBS News Watch CBS News In a historic interview from the Vatican, Pope Francis sat down with “CBS Evening News” anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell to discuss a range of issues, including his recent approval allowing priests to bless same-sex couples. The pope’s full interview will air … Read more

Pope Francis visits Venice in first trip outside of Rome in seven months

Pope Francis made his first trip out of Rome in seven months on Sunday with a visit to Venice that included an art exhibition, a stop at a prison and a Mass. Venice has always been a place of contrasts, of breathtaking beauty and devastating fragility, where history, religion, art and nature have collided over … Read more

Pope Francis skips Good Friday procession at last minute ‘to preserve his health’

Francis uses a cane or a wheelchair to move around due to a knee ailment, and suffers from repeated bouts of bronchitis and influenza. The faithful attend the “Way of the Cross” torchlight procession on Good Friday near the Colosseum in Rome. Photo: EPA-EFE Good Friday leads on Sunday to Easter, the most important and … Read more

First cardinal prosecuted in Vatican’s criminal court convicted of embezzlement

 A Vatican tribunal on Saturday convicted a cardinal of embezzlement and sentenced him to 5 ½ years in prison in one of several verdicts handed down in a complicated financial trial that aired the city state’s dirty laundry and tested its justice system. Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the first cardinal ever prosecuted by the Vatican criminal court, … Read more