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'Put mercy before judgement': Pope Francis opens 'Holy Door', launches Catholic Jubilee

Dec 08, 2015

'Put mercy before judgement': Pope Francis opens 'Holy Door', launches Catholic Jubilee

Pope Francis on Tuesday launched an extraordinary Catholic Jubilee year of mercy by opening a "Holy Door" in the walls of St Peter's, embracing a 700-year-old tradition as he urged his Church to reach out to the modern world. #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Mercy #Joseph Ratzinger #Benedict XVI #Holy See #Pope Francis #John Paul II #Catholic Jubilee
Is 'Vatileaks' back? Leak of private letter from rebellious cardinals to Pope sparks controversy

Oct 13, 2015

Is 'Vatileaks' back? Leak of private letter from rebellious cardinals to Pope sparks controversy

The leak of a private letter from rebellious cardinals to Pope Francis has revived a cloak-and-dagger atmosphere at the Vatican, with the spectre of "Vatileaks" and a butler's betrayal rearing its ugly head. #World #Religion #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Christianity #Pope Francis #Vatileaks #Pope Benedict XVI's butler
Pope Francis celebrates Mass in honour of Charlie Hebdo massacre victims

Jan 08, 2015

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in honour of Charlie Hebdo massacre victims

Pope Francis has celebrated a Mass in memory of the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, decrying the "human cruelty" that people are capable of. #India #France #NewsTracker #Charlie Hebdo #Benedict XVI #Pope Francis
Argentina can forget about Pope Francis praying for them

Jul 10, 2014

Argentina can forget about Pope Francis praying for them

Pope Francis has already given his word that there would be no papal intervention in Argentina's fortunes. #Lionel Messi #England #Argentina #Pope Francis #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 News #Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Vatican bank shakeup expected as Pope Francis mulls reform

Jul 02, 2014

Vatican bank shakeup expected as Pope Francis mulls reform

It was this time last year that the top two managers at the Institute for Religious Works were forced out after a Vatican monsignor with millions deposited in the bank was arrested in an alleged money-smuggling plot. #World #India #NewsTracker #Pope Benedict XVI #Pope Francis #Vatican bank #Von Freyberg
Pope Francis presides over historic day of four popes

Apr 27, 2014

Pope Francis presides over historic day of four popes

Pope Francis declared his two predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints on Sunday before hundreds of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square, an unprecedented ceremony made even more historic by the presence of retired Pope Benedict XVI. #NewsTracker #Pope Benedict XVI #Vatican #Pope Francis #John Paul II #John XXIII
Two living popes to honour two dead ones: All you need to know

Apr 27, 2014

Two living popes to honour two dead ones: All you need to know

In a historic match-up of papacies past and present, Pope Francis and emeritus Pope Benedict XVI will honor Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in the first ever canonization of two popes. #World #NewsTracker #Pope Benedict XVI #Vatican #Christianity #John Paul II #Pope Franics #John XXIII
I'm a great admirer of you: Barack Obama tells Pope Francis

Mar 27, 2014

I'm a great admirer of you: Barack Obama tells Pope Francis

"It is a great honor. I'm a great admirer," Obama said. "Thank you so much for receiving me." #United States #World #Barack Obama #Pope Benedict XVI #Pope Francis
Benedict denies he was pressured to resign as Pope

Feb 26, 2014

Benedict denies he was pressured to resign as Pope

Retired Pope Benedict XVI has denied speculation that he was pressured to resign, saying his decision was freely made and his alone. #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Pope Benedict XVI #Vatican #Roman Catholic Church #Pope Francis
Pope blasts abortion, encourages Catholic doctors to refuse to perform them

Sep 20, 2013

Pope blasts abortion, encourages Catholic doctors to refuse to perform them

Pope Francis offered an olive branch of sorts to the doctrine-minded, conservative wing of the Catholic Church on Friday as he denounced abortion as a symptom of today's "throw-away culture" and encouraged Catholic doctors to refuse to perform them #Catholic #Abortion #Benedict XVI #Pope Francis #Catholicism #Anti-abortion #John Paul II