Plane talk: 'Who am I to judge?'

Press conference

Pope Francis surprised many and set the tone for his Papacy with the first of his press conferences on a plane, conducted on his return from World Youth Day in Brazil. 

- July 29, 2013

In this news report from Rome Reports, Pope Francis is seen speaking to the media about Pope Benedict XVI,  the 'gay lobby,' the Vatican bank, ordination of women, and other issues.

To view the full report at YouTube, CLICK HERE.

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Pope Francis and the power of five words (The Washington Post)

Pope washes feet of young Muslim woman prisoner in unprecedented twist on Maundy Thursday (The Telegraph)

Ce que le pape François a dit aux journalistes dans l’avion (La Croix)


Pope Francis says church should not be "obsessed" with abortion, birth control and gays (ABC religion and ethics)


Pope Francis meets members of the media, 16 March 2013 (Salt and Light)

Pope plans to meet abuse victims: Papal press conference returning from Holy Land, May 2014 (Catholic News Service)

Can war against IS be just: Papal press conference returning from Seoul, Aug 2014 (Catholic News Service)

Is the Pope a social democrat? Papal press conference returning from Strabourg, Nov 2014 (Rome Reports)

Pope's prayer at the mosque: Papal press conference returning from Istanbul, Dec 2014 (Catholic News Service)

Full text of Pope's in-flight interview from Manila to Rome (CNA)

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