Pope Francis announced Sunday that the next World Youth Day, the big Catholic faith festival, will be held in Seoul, South Korea in 2027.
An estimated 1.5 million young people filled a field in the Portuguese capital for Pope Francis’ World Youth Day vigil.
Pope Francis has led an estimated 800,000 people in a meditation on the scourges of violence, poverty and intolerance at World Youth Day.
Hundreds of thousands of flag-waving young people have given Pope Francis a raucous welcome to the World Youth Day festival in Portugal’s capital.
Pope Francis is beginning a five-day trip to Portugal for World Youth Day. The international Catholic jamboree is expected to attract around 1 million people.
Pope Francis is embarking this week on a five-day trip to Portugal for World Youth Day. The big Catholic rally is aimed at galvanizing the young generations in their faith.
The Catholic Church in the United States, Australia and some other countries began coming to terms with their clergy sexual abuse legacies years ago and set up mechanisms to compensate victims.
Portuguese police say a man fatally shot three other men before turning the gun on himself. Local media described the incident as a dispute among rival pigeon racers in the city of Setubal, south of Lisbon.
LISBON (AP) — Portugal’s president welcomed President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil on an official visit Saturday, as the Brazilian leader looks to strengthen ties with his country’s natural partner in the European Union.
Authorities in Portugal say the fatal stabbings of two women at an Ismaili Muslim center in Lisbon are not being treated as a potential act of terrorism.
Authorities in Portugal say a man wielding a large knife killed two women and wounded several other people at an Ismaili Muslim center in Lisbon.
Portugal’s center-left Socialist government is set to approve a package of measures to address the country’s housing crisis.

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An Atlantic storm slammed into the Iberian peninsula Tuesday, dumping heavy rain on Portugal and Spain and drawing a line under the severe drought that gripped the two countries for most of the year.
MADRID (AP) — Heavy overnight rains flooded Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, and killed a 55-year-old woman who got trapped by the water in the basement where she lived, the national Civil Protection Agency said Thursday.

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Brazilian president-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva met Friday with the president of Portugal in an effort to rekindle ties between the two Portuguese-speaking countries after four years of cool relations.
Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos doesn’t shrink from the challenges thrown up by her latest lavish creation.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo missed a training session with Portugal because of a stomach bug that will rule him out of a World Cup warmup match against Nigeria, the team said Wednesday.
Ukraine is counting on more Western technological support as its war against Russia drags on, with Microsoft pledging to extend its backing for Kyiv through the end of next year.
A senior Ukrainian government official says Elon Musk has given assurances to Ukraine that he will keep funding its access to a crucial satellite network providing Kyiv with battlefield and humanitarian communications in its war with Russia.
Tottenham and Eintracht Frankfurt both came from behind to win their respective matches and secure their places in the last 16 of the Champions League.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt’s fortunes changed in a matter of minutes in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended decisions made during her tenure to buy natural gas from Russia.
A prize worth 1 million euros ($970,000) is being awarded to two intergovernmental bodies for their work on climate change.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Two wins in two matches have given a much-needed boost to Marseille’s chances of reaching the last 16 of the Champions League.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A senior Portuguese Catholic Church official who has been named in investigations involving alleged cover-ups of sex abuse by priests said Wednesday his conscience is clear.
The head of a lay committee looking into historic child sex abuse in the Portuguese Catholic Church says the problem in the past had been “widespread” and on some occasions reached “truly endemic” proportions.
GENEVA (AP) — UEFA president Aleksander Čeferin has support from all 55 member federations to be a candidate for re-election, the European soccer body said Saturday, as it confirmed the Slovenian would stand again in what should be his final term in office.