Pope Francis backs Biden name to waive Covid vaccine patents

Pope Francis backs Biden call to waive Covid vaccine patents

Pope Francis, wearing a face mask, attends an interfaith prayer service for peace with other religious representatives at the Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, a church on the Capitoline Hill of Rome in Rome, Italy, on October 20, 2020. Guglielmo Mangiapane | Reuters Pope Francis advocated a waiver of intellectual property rights for coronavirus … Read more

‘Francesco’ Evaluation: The Pope, Up Shut, however Not That Shut

‘Francesco’ Review: The Pope, Up Close, but Not That Close

Discovery + calculates “Francesco”, a portrait of Pope Francis, as “an unprecedented look at the man behind the fabric”. But while the filmmakers were able to speak to Pope Francis in person, much of the documentary came from one shift. The director, Evgeny Afineevsky, contains extensive footage of the Pope’s public appearances, images of his … Read more

Pope Francis Defends Iraq Journey Throughout Coronavirus Pandemic

Pope Francis Defends Iraq Trip During Coronavirus Pandemic

The Pope’s journey was intended to highlight the tragic cost of failing to achieve this fraternity. On Sunday he visited Mosul, once the capital of the Islamic State Caliphate and now a destroyed monument to the destruction by the militants. Buildings and churches were reduced to rubble, families decimated and traumatized, a once lively Christian … Read more