POPE FRANCIS' VISIT TO THAILAND AND JAPAN
360 VIDEO - Join us on board the lead car as we escort Pope Francis through crowds of adoring fans during his Apostolic visit to Thailand.
The great religions teach tolerance, harmony, and mercy, not fear, division, and conflict, he told Japanese youth
In a world where millions live in inhumane conditions there’s no excuse to squander money on such destructive weapons, pope said
As Pope Francis visits Japan, an 83-year-old Filipino historian is hoping the pontiff will recognize a Japanese samurai who once offered his life for...
Catholics in Japan are a minority, but this must not diminish the commitment to evangelization, pope tells bishops
The pontiff told Japanese bishops that the lives of the country's young people need special care and protection
Seeing the pope up close was "a rare life experience" for Alexis Yu and his family from the central Philippine city of Tacloban. They went...
Pontiff told them to find new ways in delivering the Good News
The pope told the bishops to be unafraid to take to the streets and come face to face with the people in their care
He urged local church leaders to seek new ways to transmit the Word capable of awakening the desire to know the Lord
Pope Francis said the early missionaries did not see the Thai people as pagans but as brothers and sisters
They were told their commitment to healthcare goes far beyond the simple and praiseworthy practice of medicine
Pontiff praises Thai govt for efforts to fight human trafficking
The Catholic presence in Thailand dates back to 1567 when the Dominicans arrived
Thailand's church leaders describe the head of the Catholic Church as a ‘pilgrim for peace’
Pope Francis follows the tradition of St. Paul who traveled to encourage and evangelize small Christian communities
Historians say more than 70 percent of Catholics in Thailand have foreign ancestry
Pope’s three-day visit to the Southeast Asian kingdom begins Nov. 20
Hidden Christians have garnered fresh attention ahead of Pope Francis's visit to Japan
Thailand has worked hard to promote harmony and peaceful coexistence, pope says
Interact with the video that shows up close the pope’s vehicle during his visit
Skilled seamstresses at convent in Bangkok working hard to ensure more than 200 robes and handmade hats are finished in time for the papal visit
In a remote Catholic school in Thailand, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori, 77, kneels in a chapel to pray at the beginning of the school...
Catholics in Thailand and Japan have both released theme songs ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to their respective countries later this month. In Thailand, Catholic...