Tag: Pope Francis

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Georgia: Pope Visits Tbilisi

Georgia: Pope Visits Tbilisi by Monica Ellena, EurasiaNet Pope Francis arrived in Georgia on September 30, aiming to extend his outreach campaign to the Christian Orthodox world. The pontiff’s ecumenical message, however, is not an easy sell in Tbilisi. The […]

Armenia: Pope Francis Impacts Politics

Armenia: Pope Francis Impacts Politics

Armenia: Pope Francis Impacts Politics by Marianna Grigoryan, EurasiaNet Pope Francis visited Armenia to promote the values of peace and reconciliation, but, for many ordinary Armenians, the pontiff’s June 24-26 trip only deepened a divide that separates them from their […]

Armenia: Pope Francis Stirs Hopes For Peace, Prosperity

Armenia: Pope Francis Stirs Hopes For Peace, Prosperity

Armenia: Pope Francis Stirs Hopes For Peace, Prosperity by Marianna Grigoryan, EurasiaNet Whether atheist, Catholic or Armenian Apostolic, Armenians on June 24 heartily welcomed Pope Francis’s arrival as a sign that a time of healing for their small, conflict-scarred country […]