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Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliation

Aug 18, 2014

Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliation

Francis, met by festive crowds, spoke several times during his visit to South Korea about inequality, which has been a theme of his papacy since being elected in March 2013. #China #Japan #TheySaidIt #South Korea #North Korea #Vatican #Catholic Church #Roman Catholic Church #The pope #Pope Francis #Pontifex
2% priests in the Catholic Church are sexual abusers: Pope

Jul 14, 2014

2% priests in the Catholic Church are sexual abusers: Pope

The pope was quoted as saying that, while most paedophilia took place in family situations, "even we have this leprosy in our house". #TheySaidIt #Vatican #Paedophilia #Sexual abuse #Catholic Church #Roman Catholic Church #The pope #Pope Francis #Minors #Church child molestation scandal #Pontifex
Catholic church sexual abuse: Pope asks victims for forgiveness

Jul 08, 2014

Catholic church sexual abuse: Pope asks victims for forgiveness

Abuse victims and their advocates have long demanded that higher-ups be made to answer for the decades-long cover-ups of rape and molestation of youngsters in a scandal that has rocked the church and dismayed its worldwide flock of 1.2 billion. #World #NewsTracker #Rape #children #Catholic Church #Child sexual abuse #molestation #rapes #Pope Francis #bishops
Suspected fraud plot foiled at Vatican bank

Mar 31, 2014

Suspected fraud plot foiled at Vatican bank

Two men toting a briefcase stuffed with false bond certificates purportedly worth trillions of euros (dollars) tried to bluff their way into the exclusive Vatican bank in a foiled fraud plot, Italian police said on Sunday. #World #Italy #Vatican #Roman Catholic Church #Davide Cardia
Photos: When Barack Obama met Pope Francis for the first time

Mar 28, 2014

Photos: When Barack Obama met Pope Francis for the first time

Face to face for the first time, President Barack Obama and Pope Francis focused publicly on their mutual respect and shared concern for the poor on Thursday. But their lengthy private discussion also highlighted the deep differences between the White House and the Catholic Church on abortion and birth control. Images from the meeting. #United States #Barack Obama #ImagesOfTheDay #Vatican #Catholic Church #Pope Francis

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Photos: When Barack Obama met Pope Francis for the first time

Aug 22, 2014

New Tax Head Says She Knows Why Italians Don't Pay Taxes: They're Catholic

Rossella Orlandi, newly appointed head of Italy's Agenzia della Entrate, says she knows why Italy has such a dismal tax compliance rate: Italians are Catholic. Later calling her statements a joke, Orlandi took heat from the Catholic Church from sayin...
Photos: When Barack Obama met Pope Francis for the first time

Aug 27, 2014

Athlete Says His Coach Is Making Him Choose Between Football and God

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Photos: When Barack Obama met Pope Francis for the first time

Aug 14, 2014

Pope's South Korea visit highlights Catholic growth in Asia

Pope Francis arrived in South Korea on Thursday on his first visit to Asia as pontiff, a sign of the growing importance the church is placing on the continent, where Roman Catholics are a small but growing minority...